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A Bill for an Act to amend the Health and Other Services (Compensation) Care Charges Act 1995
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Introduced HR 15 May 1997

Aged Care (Compensation Amendments) Bill 1997
First Reading

1996-97

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

Presented and read a first time

Aged Care (Compensation Amendments) Bill 1997

No. , 1997

(Health and Family Services)

A Bill for an Act to amend the Health and Other Services (Compensation) Care Charges Act 1995

9706120--1,190/12.5.1997--(61/97) Cat. No. 96 7684 8 ISBN 0644 502134

Contents

1       Short title

2       Commencement

3       Schedule(s)

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

A Bill for an Act to amend the Health and Other Services (Compensation) Care Charges Act 1995

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        Each Act that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.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 1--Amendment 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).