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Act No. 81 of 2017 as made
An Act to amend the law relating to immunisation and family assistance, and for related purposes
Administered by: Health
Originating Bill: Australian Immunisation Register and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2017
Registered 17 Aug 2017
Date of Assent 16 Aug 2017
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Australian Immunisation Register and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2017

 

No. 81, 2017

 

 

 

 

 

An Act to amend the law relating to immunisation and family assistance, and for related purposes

  

  


Contents

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Australian Immunisation Register amendments                   3

Australian Immunisation Register Act 2015                                                          3

Schedule 2—Family assistance amendments                                                         4

A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999                                                  4

 


 

 

Australian Immunisation Register and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2017

No. 81, 2017

 

 

 

An Act to amend the law relating to immunisation and family assistance, and for related purposes

[Assented to 16 August 2017]

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1  Short title

                   This Act is the Australian Immunisation Register and Other Legislation Amendment 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.  The whole of this Act

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

17 August 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Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally enacted.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 1Australian Immunisation Register amendments

  

Australian Immunisation Register Act 2015

1  Paragraph 9(b)

Omit “about each of those vaccinations”, substitute “provided by a recognised vaccination provider about each relevant vaccination”.

2  Paragraph 9(c)

After “general practitioner”, insert “, a paediatrician, a public health physician, an infectious diseases physician or a clinical immunologist”.

3  Subparagraph 9(d)(iii)

After “general practitioner”, insert “, paediatrician, public health physician, infectious diseases physician or clinical immunologist”.

4  Application provisions

(1)       The amendment made by item 1 applies in relation to relevant vaccinations that take place on or after the commencement of that item.

(2)       The amendments made by items 2 and 3 apply in relation to assessments made on or after the commencement of those items.

Schedule 2Family assistance amendments

  

A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999

1  Paragraphs 6(3)(a) and (b)

After “general practitioner”, insert “, a paediatrician, a public health physician, an infectious diseases physician or a clinical immunologist”.

2  Application provision

The amendment made by this Schedule applies in relation to certifications given on or after the commencement of this item.

 

 

 

 

[Minister’s second reading speech made in—

House of Representatives on 23 March 2017

Senate on 9 August 2017]

 

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