Federal Register of Legislation - Australian Government

Primary content

Act No. 93 of 1975 as made
An Act relating to Charges for Pharmaceutical Benefits
Administered by: Health
Date of Assent 28 Aug 1975
Date of repeal 25 Mar 2015
Repealed by Amending Acts 1970 to 1979 Repeal Act 2015
 

NATIONAL HEALTH (PHARMACEUTICAL BENEFITS CHARGES) ACT 1975 No. 93, 1975

NATIONAL HEALTH (PHARMACEUTICAL BENEFITS CHARGES) ACT 1975 No. 93, 1975 - SECT. 1.
Short title.

NATIONAL HEALTH (PHARMACEUTICAL BENEFITS CHARGES) ACT 1975
No. 93 of 1975

An Act relating to Charges for Pharmaceutical Benefits.

BE IT ENACTED by the Queen, the Senate and the House of Representatives of Australia, as follows:-
Short title and citation.
1. (1) This Act may be cited as the National Health (Pharmaceutical Benefits Charges) Act 1975.*

(2) The National Health Act 1953-1974,* as amended by the National Health Act 1975* and the National Health Act (No. 2) 1975,* is in this Act referred to as the Principal Act.

(3) Section 1 of the National Health Act (No. 2) 1975 is amended by omitting sub-section (4).

(4) The Principal Act, as amended by this Act, may be cited as the National Health Act 1953-1975.

NATIONAL HEALTH (PHARMACEUTICAL BENEFITS CHARGES) ACT 1975 No. 93, 1975 - SECT. 2.
Commencement.

2. This Act shall come into operation on 1 September 1975.

NATIONAL HEALTH (PHARMACEUTICAL BENEFITS CHARGES) ACT 1975 No. 93, 1975 - SECT. 3.
Interpretation.

3. Section 84 of the Principal Act is amended-

(a) by omitting from paragraph (a) of the definition of ''the appropriate maximum amount'' in sub-section (1) the words ''Fifty cents'' and substituting the figures and word ''75 cents''; and

(b) by omitting from paragraph (b) of that definition the words ''One dollar'' and substituting the figures ''$1.50''.
------------------------------------------------------------------------------ --

NATIONAL HEALTH (PHARMACEUTICAL BENEFITS CHARGES) ACT 1975 No. 93, 1975 - NOTES


NOTES
1. Act No. 93, 1975; assented to 28 August 1975.
2. Act No. 95, 1953, as amended by No. 68, 1955; No. 92, 1957; No. 68, 1958; No. 72, 1959; No. 16, 1961; No. 82, 1962; No. 77, 1963; No. 37, 1964; Nos. 100 and 146, 1965; No. 44, 1966; Nos. 14 and 100, 1967; No. 100, 1968; No. 41, 1970; No. 85, 1971; No. 114, 1972; Nos. 49 and 202, 1973; and No. 37, 1974.
3. Act No. 1, 1975.
4. Act No. 13, 1975.