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Health Insurance Amendment Act (No. 2) 1979

Authoritative Version
  • - C2004A02133
  • No longer in force
Act No. 123 of 1979 as made
An Act to amend section 3 of the Health Insurance Act 1973.
Date of Assent 29 Oct 1979
Date of repeal 25 Mar 2015
Repealed by Amending Acts 1970 to 1979 Repeal Act 2015

Health Insurance Amendment Act (No. 2) 1979

No. 123 of 1979

An Act to amend section 3 of the Health Insurance Act 1973.

BE IT ENACTED by the Queen, and the Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Australia, as follows:

Short title, &c.

1. (1) This Act may be cited as the Health Insurance Amendment Act (No. 1) 1979.

(2) The Health Insurance Act 19732 is in this Act referred to as the Principal Act.

Commencement

2. This Act shall come into operation on 1 November 1979.

Interpretation

3. Section 3 of the Principal Act is amended—

(a) by inserting in sub-paragraph (i) of paragraph (a) of the definition of “eligible pensioner” in sub-section (1) “, a supporting parent’s benefit” after “widow’s pension”; and

(b) by inserting in sub-paragraph (ii) of paragraph (a) of that definition “, benefit” after “pension”.