Ministry of Veterans Affairs

Cabinet Decision and Date/Year of Enactment Date of Review Name of Document Purpose/Rationale of Policy(ies)/ Strategies

18 April 2013

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To amend the Veterans Act, 2008 so as to amend, insert and substitute certain definitions; to provide for veteran status to certain categories of participants in the liberation struggle; to repeal the provisions on establishment of a pension integrated scheme for veterans and to substitute it by an once- off gratuity; to provide for token of appreciation for certain categories of persons; and to provide for matters incidental thereto.

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30 April 2008

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To define the responsibilities of the Minister in relation to veterans affairs; to provide for the establishment of a Veterans Fund for the provision of assistance to veterans and dependants of veterans; to provide for the registration of veterans and dependants of living or deceased veterans; to provide for the establishment of projects for the benefit of and assistance to veterans and dependants of veterans; to provide for the integration of pension benefits of veterans; to provide for the constitution and functions of the Veterans Board and Veterans Appeal Board; and to provide for matters incidental to or connected with the foregoing.

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30 September 1999

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To provide for the establishment of the War Veterans Trust Fund; to provide for the management and control of the said Fund; to provide for the establishment and constitution of the War Veterans Subvention Administration Board; to define the powers, duties and functions of the said Board; to provide for the registration of war veterans and dependants of deceased war veterans; to provide for the payment of subventions to war veterans and dependants of deceased war veterans; to provide for the establishment of the War Veterans Subvention Appeal Board; and to provide for incidental matters.

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