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SR 1995 No. 441 Regulations as made
Principal Regulations
Administered by: Health
General Comments: This instrument was backcaptured in accordance with Section 36 of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003
Registered 01 Jan 2005
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR30-Apr-1996
Tabled Senate30-Apr-1996
Gazetted 22 Dec 1995
Date of repeal 26 Feb 2019
Repealed by Health and Other Services (Compensation) (Repeal) Regulations 2019

Statutory Rules 1995   No. 4411

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Health and Other Services (Compensation) Regulations

I, The Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council and under section 4 of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901, make the following Regulations under the Health and Other Services (Compensation) Act 1995.

Dated 20 December 1995.

 

                                                                                    BILL HAYDEN

                                                                                   Governor-General

By His Excellency’s Command,

 

CARMEN LAWRENCE

Minister for Human Services and Health

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Citation

               1.   These Regulations may be cited as the Health and Other Services (Compensation) Regulations.

Commencement

               2.   These Regulations commence on 1 February 1996.

Interpretation

               3.   In these Regulations, unless the contrary intention appears:

“Act” means the Health and Other Services (Compensation) Act 1995.

What is a small amount of compensation?

               4.   (1)    For the purposes of subsection 38 (2) of the Act, the following amounts are prescribed:

             (a)   in relation to an amount of compensation fixed in the period of 12 months from the beginning of 1 February 1996—$150;

             (b)   in relation to an amount of compensation fixed in each succeeding period of 12 months—an amount calculated using the formula:

amount index number for the CPI September quarter.

             (2)   In the formula in paragraph (1) (b):

             (a)   “amount” means:

                          (i)   in the application of the formula in that paragraph to the first period of 12 months—the amount prescribed in paragraph (1) (a); and

                         (ii)   in the application of that formula to a later period—the amount calculated in the application of the formula to the preceding period of 12 months; and

             (b)   “index number for the CPI September quarter” means the All Groups Consumer Price Index (being the weighted average of the 8 Australian capital cities) published by the Australian Statistician for the period of 3 months ending on 30 September in the preceding period of 12 months.

NOTE

1.   Notified in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette on 22 December 1995.