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SR 1992 No. 226 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the National Health (Pharmaceutical Benefits) 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 HR18-Aug-1992
Tabled Senate18-Aug-1992
Gazetted 10 Jul 1992
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Health (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014

Statutory Rules 1992   No. 2261

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National Health (Pharmaceutical Benefits) 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 National Health Act 1953.

         Dated 6 July 1992.

 

                                                                                    BILL HAYDEN

                                                                                   Governor-General

         By His Excellency’s Command,

 

PETER STAPLES

Minister of State for Aged, Family and Health Services

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1.   Amendment

1.1   The National Health (Pharmaceutical Benefits) Regulations are amended as set out in these Regulations.

[NOTE: These Regulations commence on gazettal: see Acts Interpretation Act 1901, s.48.]
2.   Regulation 5  (Interpretation)

2.1   Subregulation 5 (1):

Insert the following definitions:

‘applicable amount’ has the same meaning as in Part VII of the Act;

‘out-patient medication’ has the same meaning as in Part VII of the Act;

‘public hospital’ has the same meaning as in Part VII of the Act;

‘public hospital authority’ has the same meaning as in Part VII of the Act;”.

3.   Regulation 9aa (Safety net concession card)

3.1   Paragraph 9aa (2) (a):

Omit “or repatriation pharmaceutical benefits” (twice occurring), substitute “, repatriation pharmaceutical benefits and out-patient medication”.

3.2   Paragraph 9aa (2) (b):

Omit “or repatriation pharmaceutical benefit” (twice occurring), substitute “, repatriation pharmaceutical benefit or out-patient medication”.

4.   Regulation 9ab (Additional concession cards)

4.1   Paragraph 9ab (2) (b):

After “approved medical practitioner” (twice occurring), insert “, public hospital authority”.

5.   Regulation 9ac (Replacement concession cards)

5.1   Subparagraph 9ac (2) (a) (ii):

After “approved medical practitioner” (twice occurring), insert “, public hospital authority”.

6.   Regulation 9ad (Refusal to issue additional or replacement concession cards)

6.1   Subregulation 9ad (1):

After “approved medical practitioner”, insert “, public hospital authority”.


7.   Regulation 9a (Pharmaceutical benefits prescription record forms)

7.1   After subregulation 9(A) (4), insert:

          “(4a)   For the purposes of paragraph 84d (11) (c) of the Act, the following particulars in relation to the supply of out-patient medication are prescribed:

              (a)   particulars that identify the medication;

              (b)   particulars that identify the public hospital at which the medication was supplied;

              (c)   the applicable amount.”.

8.   Regulation 9b (Pharmaceutical benefits entitlement card)

8.1   Paragraph 9b (2) (a):

Omit “or repatriation pharmaceutical benefits” (twice occurring), substitute “, repatriation pharmaceutical benefits and out-patient medication”.

8.2   Paragraph 9b (2) (b):

Omit “or repatriation pharmaceutical benefit” (twice occurring), substitute “, repatriation pharmaceutical benefit or out-patient medication”.

9.   Regulation 9c (Additional entitlement cards)

9.1   Paragraph 9c (2) (b):

After “approved medical practitioner” (twice occurring), insert “, public hospital authority”.

10.   Regulation 9d (Replacement entitlement cards)

10.1   Subparagraph 9d (2) (a) (ii):

After “approved medical practitioner” (twice occurring), insert “, public hospital authority”.

11.   Regulation 9e (Refusal to issue additional or replacement entitlement cards)

11.1   Subregulation 9e (1):

After “approved medical practitioner”, insert “, public hospital authority”.


NOTES

1.     Notified in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette on 10 July 1992.

2.     Statutory Rules 1960 No. 17 as amended by 1960 Nos. 90 and 102; 1961 Nos. 59 and 137; 1962 Nos. 34, 101 and 114; 1963 Nos. 34, 69 and 107; 1964 Nos. 12, 57 and 135; 1965 Nos. 51, 151 and 152; 1966 Nos. 80 and 144; 1967 Nos. 67, 116 and 158; 1968 Nos. 44, 76, 88 and 146; 1969 Nos. 44, 107 and 185; 1970 Nos. 39, 94, 119 and 186; 1971 Nos. 44, 101, 136 and 154; 1972 Nos. 32, 121 and 205; 1973 Nos. 15, 57, 139 and 229; 1974 Nos. 37, 126 and 222; 1975 Nos. 50, 148 and 209; 1976 Nos. 84, 150, 195 and 255; 1977 Nos. 39, 125 and 221; 1978 Nos. 47, 142, 153 and 245; 1979 Nos. 51, 55, 144 and 250; 1980 Nos. 69, 213 and 338; 1981 Nos. 52, 212, 218 and 345; 1982 Nos. 69, 76, 179, 334 and 372; 1983 Nos. 28, 102, 116 and 292; 1984 Nos. 50, 148, 169 and 342; 1985 Nos. 32, 184 and 320; 1986 Nos. 38, 194, 319, 320 and 391; 1987 Nos. 47, 262 and 279; 1988 No. 56; 1990 Nos. 226, 267, 337, 338 and 437; 1991 Nos. 1 and 474.