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Act No. 6 of 2014 as made
An Act to amend the National Health Act 1953, and for related purposes
Administered by: Health and Aged Care
Originating Bill: National Health Amendment (Simplified Price Disclosure) Bill 2013
Registered 18 Mar 2014
Date of Assent 13 Mar 2014
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National Health Amendment (Simplified Price Disclosure) Act 2014

 

No. 6, 2014

 

 

 

 

 

An Act to amend the National Health Act 1953, and for related purposes

  

  


Contents

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

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

3............ Schedule(s)......................................................................................... 2

Schedule 1—Simplified price disclosure                                                                   3

National Health Act 1953                                                                                          3

 

 


 

 

National Health Amendment (Simplified Price Disclosure) Act 2014

No. 6, 2014

 

 

 

An Act to amend the National Health Act 1953, and for related purposes

[Assented to 13 March 2014]

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1  Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the National Health Amendment (Simplified Price Disclosure) Act 2014.

2  Commencement

                   This Act commences on the day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

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                   Each Act that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.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

  

National Health Act 1953

1  Subsection 99ADB(1) (definition of relevant day)

Repeal the definition, substitute:

relevant day means the day after the end of the period in respect of which the weighted average disclosed price of the brand of the pharmaceutical item is determined.

2  Subsection 99ADH(2)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

             (2)  For the purposes of paragraph (1)(aa), the reduction day must be:

                     (a)  1 April or 1 October in any year; or

                     (b)  another prescribed day.

3  Application of amendments

The amendments made by this Schedule apply in relation to a period for which a weighted average disclosed price of a brand of a pharmaceutical item is determined, if the period ends on or after 1 February 2014.

 

 

 

 

[Minister’s second reading speech made in—

House of Representatives on 21 November 2013

Senate on 5 December 2013]

 

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