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A Bill for an Act to amend the Aged Care Act 1997, and for related purposes
Administered by: Health
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Registered 31 May 2005
Introduced HR 26 May 2005

2004-2005

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Aged Care Amendment (Extra Service) Bill 2005

 

No.      , 2005

 

(Ageing)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the Aged Care Act 1997, and for related purposes

  

  


Contents

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

2............ Commencement.................................................................................. 1

3............ Schedule(s).......................................................................................... 1

Schedule 1—Extra service                                                                                                 3

Aged Care Act 1997                                                                                                    3

 


A Bill for an Act to amend the Aged Care Act 1997, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1  Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Aged Care Amendment (Extra Service) Act 2005.

2  Commencement

                   This Act commences, or is taken to have commenced, on 1 July 2005.

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                   Each Act that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.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

  

Aged Care Act 1997

1  Paragraph 31-1(a)

Omit “to 34”, substitute “and 33”.

2  Section 31-2

Repeal the section.

3  Paragraph 33-1(a)

Repeal the paragraph.

4  Section 33-2

Repeal the section.

5  Division 34

Repeal the Division.

6  Paragraph 35-1(2)(c)

Omit “or 34”.

7  Subsection 36-3(1) (note)

Omit “34-1(3)”, substitute “32-9(1)”.

8  Paragraph 63-1(1)(i)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                      (i)  if the service, or a *distinct part of the service, has *extra service status—to comply with any conditions to which the grant of extra service status is subject under section 32-8;

9  Section 85-1 (table item 32)

Repeal the item.

10  Clause 1 of Schedule 1 (definition of expiry date)

Repeal the definition, substitute:

expiry date, in relation to a classification under Part 2.4, means the expiry date fixed under Division 27.

11  Transitional

(1)        This item applies to a place included in a residential care service, or a distinct part of a residential care service, for which a determination was in force under section 31-2 of the Aged Care Act 1997 immediately before 1 July 2005.

(2)        The place continues to be an extra service place for the care recipient for whom residential care was being provided, in respect of that place, on an extra service basis immediately before that day during the period:

                     (a)  starting on that day; and

                     (b)  ending at the end of the last day on which the care recipient is provided with residential care in respect of the place.