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Act No. 102 of 2021 as made
An Act to amend the National Health Act 1953, and for related purposes
Administered by: Health
Originating Bill: National Health Amendment (Decisions under the Continence Aids Payment Scheme) Bill 2021
Registered 17 Sep 2021
Date of Assent 10 Sep 2021
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National Health Amendment (Decisions under the Continence Aids Payment Scheme) Act 2021

 

No. 102, 2021

 

 

 

 

 

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

  

  


Contents

1............ Short title............................................................................................. 2

2............ Commencement................................................................................... 3

3............ Schedules............................................................................................ 3

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                4

National Health Act 1953                                                                                          4

 


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National Health Amendment (Decisions under the Continence Aids Payment Scheme) Act 2021

No. 102, 2021

 

 

 

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

[Assented to 10 September 2021]

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1  Short title

                   This Act is the National Health Amendment (Decisions under the Continence Aids Payment Scheme) Act 2021.

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

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Column 2

Column 3

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  The whole of this Act

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

11 September 2021

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally enacted.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

  

National Health Act 1953

1  At the end of section 12

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             (4)  Without limiting subsection (1), the legislative instrument may provide that applications may be made to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal for review of decisions made in the exercise of powers conferred by the instrument.

             (5)  Subsections 14(5) and 15(5) do not, by implication, limit subsection (4) of this section.

2  Validation

The Continence Aids Payment Scheme Amendment (Merits Review) Instrument 2020 is as valid, and is taken always to have been as valid, as it would have been if the amendment of the National Health Act 1953 made by this Schedule had been in force when the Continence Aids Payment Scheme Amendment (Merits Review) Instrument 2020 was made.

 

 

 

 

[Minister’s second reading speech made in—

Senate on 16 June 2021

House of Representatives on 1 September 2021]

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