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Health Insurance Regulations (Amendment)

Authoritative Version
  • - F1996B02835
  • No longer in force
SR 1994 No. 413 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the Health Insurance 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 HR31-Jan-1995
Tabled Senate31-Jan-1995
Gazetted 13 Dec 1994
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Health (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014

Statutory Rules 1994   No. 4131

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Health Insurance Regulations2 (Amendment)

I, The Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following Regulations under the Health Insurance Act 1973.

Dated 6 December 1994.

 

                                                                                    BILL HAYDEN

                                                                                   Governor-General

By His Excellency’s Command,

 

 

CARMEN LAWRENCE

Minister for Human Services and Health

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1.   Amendment

1.1   The Health Insurance Regulations are amended as set out in these Regulations.

[NOTE: These Regulations commence on gazettal: see Acts Interpretation Act 1901, s. 48.]

2.   New regulation 9A

2.1   After regulation 9, insert:

Requests for pathology services by electronic means

          “9A.   If:

             (a)   for the purposes of section 16A of the Act, a request for a pathology service is made or confirmed by electronic means; and

             (b)   a practitioner is identified:

                          (i)   by name, number or other means in the request or confirmation; or

                         (ii)   by the electronic system used to make the request or confirmation;

                     as the practitioner who made the request or confirmation;

then, for the purposes of the Act, the request or confirmation is taken to have been made by that practitioner unless the practitioner shows that he or she did not make the request or confirmation.”.

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NOTES

1.   Notified in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette on 13 December 1994.

2.   Statutory Rules 1975 No. 80 as amended by 1975 Nos. 118, 125 and 135 (disallowed by the Senate on 4 September 1975); 1976 Nos. 202, 214 and 215; 1977 Nos. 26 and 44; 1978 Nos. 95 and 177; 1979 No. 230; 1981 Nos. 198 and 317; 1982 Nos. 157, 251 and 287; 1983 Nos. 106, 231, 253 and 255; 1984 Nos. 5 and 162; 1985 Nos. 36, 50, 95, 205 and 290; 1986 Nos. 19, 20, 87 and 326; 1987 Nos. 32, 163 and 166; 1988 No. 314; 1989 Nos. 6, 54, 117 and 293; 1990 No. 25; 1991 Nos. 82, 314, 365 and 441; 1992 Nos. 42, 111, 239, 335 and 431; 1993 Nos. 106, 130 and 154; 1994 Nos. 20, 27, 111, 137, 138 and 328.