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Administered by: Treasury
Published Date 26 Jul 2016

 

Registration as a Private Health Insurer

Private Health Insurance (Prudential Supervision) Act 2015 (the Act)

To:       CBHS Corporate Health Pty Ltd ABN 85 609 980 896 (the applicant)

 

 

The applicant has applied to APRA under section 12 of the Act, on 8 June 2016, for registration as a private health insurer (the Application).

 

I, Keith Chapman, a delegate of APRA, under section 15 of the Act, GRANT the application.    

 

The applicant is registered as a for profit insurer and as an open access insurer.

 

This day of commencement of registration is 1 July 2016.

 

Dated 29 June 2016

 

 

[Signed]

………………………

Keith Chapman

Executive General Manager

Specialised Institutions Division

 

 

 

 

Interpretation

In this Notice:

APRA means the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority

Private Health Insurer means a body that is registered under Division 3 of Part 2 of the Act

for profit insurer means a private health insurer that is registered under Division 3 of Part 2 of the Act as a for profit insurer

open access insurer means a private health insurer that is registered not as a restricted access insurer under Division 3 of Part 2 of the Act.

 

 

Note 1    Under subsection 15(1) of the Act, APRA may, in writing, grant the application subject to such terms and conditions as APRA considers appropriate. 

 

Note 2    If APRA grants the application, under subsection 15(2) of the Act (a) the applicant is taken to be, or have been, registered as private health insurer under Division 3 of the Act from the date of effect specified in the instrument granting the application; and (b) if the grant is subject to terms and conditions-the registration is taken to be subject to those terms and conditions from the day on which the applicant is notified of the granting of the application; and (c) if the applicant sought to be registered as a for profit insurer- the registration is taken to be registration of the applicant as a for profit insurer; and (d) if the application sought to be registered as a restricted access insurer and the applicant’s constitution or rules satisfy subsection (3)- the registration is taken to be registration of the applicant as a restricted access insurer. 

 

Note 3    If APRA grants the application, APRA must, under section 16 of the Act, (a) give the applicant written notice of the grant, and of the terms and conditions (if any) to which the grant is subject; and (b) within one month after granting the application, publish in the Gazette a notification of the grant setting out the applicant’s name, the date of effect of the applicant’s registration and the terms and conditions (if any) to which the grant is subject. 

 

Note 4    If APRA cancels the registration of a private health insurer under section 21 of the Act, APRA must give the insurer written notice of the cancellation and publish a notification of the cancellation in the Gazette within one month after the cancellation.