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LOCAL GOVERNMENT (GENERAL) REGULATION 2005 - REG 134

Eligible pensioners for the purposes of determining pensioner concessions--prescribed classes

134 Eligible pensioners for the purposes of determining pensioner concessions--prescribed classes

For the purposes of paragraph (a) of the definition of
"eligible pensioner" in the Dictionary to the Act, the following classes of persons are prescribed:

(a) persons who receive a pension, benefit or allowance under Chapter 2 of the Social Security Act 1991 of the Commonwealth, or a service pension under Part III of the Veterans' Entitlements Act 1986 of the Commonwealth, and who are entitled to a pensioner concession card issued by or on behalf of the Commonwealth Government,
(b) persons who receive a pension from the Commonwealth Department of Veterans' Affairs as:
(i) a war widow or war widower within the meaning of the Veterans' Entitlements Act 1986 of the Commonwealth, or
(ii) the unmarried mother of a deceased unmarried member of the Australian Defence or Peacekeeping Forces, or
(iii) the widowed mother of a deceased unmarried member of the Australian Defence or Peacekeeping Forces,
and do not have income and assets that would prevent them from being granted a pensioner concession card (assuming they were eligible for such a card),
(b1) persons who have received a lump sum mentioned in section 234 (1) (b) of the Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004 of the Commonwealth or are receiving a weekly amount mentioned in that paragraph, and do not have income and assets that would prevent them from being granted a pensioner concession card (assuming they were eligible for such a card),
(c) persons who receive a general rate of pension adjusted for extreme disablement under section 22 (4) of the Veterans' Entitlements Act 1986 of the Commonwealth, or a special rate of pension under section 24 of that Act,
(d) persons who receive, or who at some point in their life have been eligible for, a Special Rate Disability Pension under the Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004 of the Commonwealth.



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