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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Repealed by Amending Acts 1970 to 1979 Repeal Act 2015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 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.

Commencement.

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

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”.