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VETERANS' ENTITLEMENTS ACT 1986 - SECT 136

Application for review

             (1)  An application to the Board for a review:

                     (a)  shall be in writing; and

                     (b)  is to be lodged at an office of the Department in Australia in accordance with section 5T and is taken to have been made on a day determined under that section;

and may set out a statement of the reasons for the application.

             (2)  An application under subsection (1) relating to a pension granted to, or claimed for, a veteran, or a dependant of a deceased veteran, may be made:

                     (a)  by the veteran or dependant, as the case may be;

                     (b)  with the approval of the veteran or dependant, as the case may be, by another person on behalf of the veteran or dependant;

                     (c)  in the case of a veteran or dependant, as the case may be, who is unable, by reason of physical or mental incapacity, to approve a person to make an application on his or her behalf--on behalf of the veteran or dependant, by a person approved by the Commission; or

                     (d)  in the case of a dependant who is under the age of 18 years, on behalf of the dependant:

                              (i)  by a parent or guardian of the dependant;

                             (ii)  by another person approved by a parent or guardian of the dependant; or

                            (iii)  if there is not a parent or guardian of the dependant alive or willing and able to make, or approve a person to make, such an application on behalf of the dependant--by another person, being a person approved by the Commission.

             (3)  Subsection (2) does not limit the application of section 126 in relation to applications under subsection (1) of this section.



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