An Act to amend the War Veterans Allowance Act (allied veterans)

This bill was last introduced in the 40th Parliament, 3rd Session, which ended in March 2011.

This bill was previously introduced in the 40th Parliament, 2nd Session.

Sponsor

Bill Casey  Independent

Introduced as a private member’s bill. (These don’t often become law.)

Status

Introduced, as of March 25, 2009
(This bill did not become law.)

Summary

This is from the published bill. The Library of Parliament often publishes better independent summaries.

This enactment amends the War Veterans Allowance Act to restore access to war veterans’ allowance payments to allied veterans who did not reside in Canada when they began serving with an allied force or at any time during their service, or who resided outside Canada at any time after February 1996.

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War Veterans Allowance Act
Routine Proceedings

March 25th, 2009 / 3:10 p.m.
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Independent

Bill Casey Cumberland—Colchester—Musquodoboit Valley, NS

moved for leave to introduce Bill C-345, An Act to amend the War Veterans Allowance Act (allied veterans).

Mr. Speaker, it is an honour for me to table this bill today. The purpose of the bill is to amend the War Veterans Allowance Act to restore access to war veterans allowance benefits to allied veterans who did not reside in Canada when they began serving with an allied force or at an any during their service or who resided outside of Canada for any time after 1996.

(Motions deemed adopted, bill read the first time and printed)