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Medicare Guarantee (Consequential Amendments) Act 2017

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Act No. 72 of 2017 as made
An Act to deal with consequential matters arising from the enactment of the Medicare Guarantee Act 2017, and for related purposes
Administered by: Treasury
Originating Bill: Medicare Guarantee (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2017
Registered 27 Jun 2017
Date of Assent 26 Jun 2017
Table of contents.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Medicare Guarantee (Consequential Amendments) Act 2017

 

No. 72, 2017

 

 

 

 

 

An Act to deal with consequential matters arising from the enactment of the Medicare Guarantee Act 2017, and for related purposes

  

  


Contents

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

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

3............ Schedules............................................................................................ 2

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                3

Part 1—Amendments                                                                                                    3

Health Insurance Act 1973                                                                                        3

National Health Act 1953                                                                                          3

Part 2—Application of amendments                                                                     4

 


 

 

Medicare Guarantee (Consequential Amendments) Act 2017

No. 72, 2017

 

 

 

An Act to deal with consequential matters arising from the enactment of the Medicare Guarantee Act 2017, and for related purposes

[Assented to 26 June 2017]

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1  Short title

                   This Act is the Medicare Guarantee (Consequential Amendments) Act 2017.

2  Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this Act specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  Sections 1 to 3 and anything in this Act not elsewhere covered by this table

The day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

26 June 2017

2.  Schedule 1

The initial credit time for the Medicare Guarantee Fund (Health) Special Account (within the meaning of the Medicare Guarantee Act 2017).

 

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally enacted. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this Act.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this Act. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this Act.

3  Schedules

                   Legislation 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 1Amendments

Part 1Amendments

Health Insurance Act 1973

1  Section 125

Repeal the section.

2  Subsection 130(1)

After “perform functions under”, insert “the Medicare Guarantee Act 2017,”.

National Health Act 1953

3  Subsection 135A(1)

After “program or under”, insert “the Medicare Guarantee Act 2017,”.

4  Subsection 137(1)

After “this Act”, insert “(other than Part VII)”.

5  At the end of subsection 137(1)

Add:

Note:          For payments for the purposes of Part VII of this Act, see the Medicare Guarantee Act 2017.

Part 2Application of amendments

6  Application of amendments—payments

(1)       The repeal of section 125 of the Health Insurance Act 1973 by this Schedule applies in relation to payments made after the commencement of this item.

(2)       The amendments of section 137 of the National Health Act 1953 made by this Schedule apply in relation to payments made after the commencement of this item.

 

 

 

 

[Minister’s second reading speech made in—

House of Representatives on 1 June 2017

Senate on 19 June 2017]

 

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