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Aged Care (Compensation Amendments) Act 1997

  • - C2004A05207
  • No longer in force
Act No. 113 of 1997 as made
An Act to amend the Health and Other Services (Compensation) Care Charges Act 1995
Administered by: Health
Originating Bill: Aged Care (Compensation Amendments) Bill 1997
Date of Assent 07 Jul 1997
Date of repeal 10 Mar 2016
Repealed by Amending Acts 1990 to 1999 Repeal Act 2016

 

 

 

 

Aged Care (Compensation Amendments) Act 1997

 

No. 113, 1997

 

 

 

 

An Act to amend the Health and Other Services (Compensation) Care Charges Act 1995

  


Contents

1............ Short title............................................................................................

2............ Commencement..................................................................................

3............ Schedule(s).........................................................................................

Schedule 1—Amendment of the Health and Other Services (Compensation) Care Charges Act 1995     

 


Aged Care (Compensation Amendments) Act 1997

No. 113, 1997

 

 

 

An Act to amend the Health and Other Services (Compensation) Care Charges Act 1995

Assented to 7 July 1997

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1  Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Aged Care (Compensation Amendments) Act 1997.

2  Commencement

                   This Act commences immediately after the commencement of the Aged Care Act 1997 (other than Division 1 of that Act).

3  Schedule(s)

                   Each Act that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.


 

Schedule 1Amendment of the Health and Other Services (Compensation) Care Charges Act 1995

1  Paragraph 7(1)(b)

After “care”, insert “or residential care”.

Note:       The heading to section 7 is altered by adding at the end “or residential care”.

2  Paragraph 7(2)(a)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (a)  nursing home care or residential care has been provided to the person; and

                    (aa)  nursing home benefit or residential care subsidy has been paid in respect of the nursing home care or residential care; and

3  Paragraph 7(2)(b)

After “care”, insert “or residential care”.

4  Subsection 7(2)

After “benefit” (second last occurring), insert “or residential care subsidy”.

5  At the end of subsection 7(2)

Add “or residential care subsidy”.

6  Paragraph 8(1)(b)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (b)  nursing home care or residential care has been provided to that person in the course of treatment of, or as a result of, the injury; and

                    (ba)  nursing home benefit or residential care subsidy has already been paid in respect of that nursing home care or residential care; and

Note:       The heading to section 8 is altered by adding at the end “or residential care subsidy”.

7  At the end of paragraph 8(1)(c)

Add “or residential care subsidy”.

8  At the end of subsection 8(1)

Add “or residential care subsidy”.

9  Paragraph 8(3)(a)

Omit “nursing home”.

10  Paragraph 8(3)(a)

After “expenses”, insert “or residential care expenses”.

11  Paragraph 8(3)(b)

Omit “nursing home”.

12  Subsection 8(3)

Omit “nursing home” (last occurring).

 

 

 

Minister’s second reading speech made in—

House of Representatives on 15 May 1997

Senate on 16 June 1997

(61/97)


 

 

I HEREBY CERTIFY that the above is a fair print of the Aged Care (Compensation Amendments) Bill 1997 which originated in the House of Representatives and has been finally passed by the Senate and the House of Representatives.

 

 

 

Clerk of the House of Representatives

 

IN THE NAME OF HER MAJESTY, I assent to this Act.

 

 

 

Governor-General

1997