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National Health Regulations (Amendment)

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  • - F1996B03197
  • No longer in force
SR 1979 No. 59 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the National Health 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 HR01-May-1979
Tabled Senate01-May-1979
Gazetted 11 Apr 1979
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Health (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014

Statutory Rules

1979 No. 59

REGULATIONS UNDER THE NATIONAL HEALTH ACT
1953
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I, THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, hereby make the following Regulations under the National Health Act 1953.

          Dated this fifth day of April 1979.

                                                                                                                           ZELMAN COWEN

                                                                                                                           Governor-General

          By His Excellency’s Command,

 

 

RALPH J. HUNT

Minister of State for Health

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AMENDMENTS OF THE NATIONAL HEALTH
REGULATIONS
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1              Accommodation allowance in respect of approved patients

                Regulation 7 of the National Health Regulations is amended by omitting from sub-regulation (1), paragraphs (a) and (b) of sub-regulation (2), paragraphs (a) and (b) of sub-regulation (3) and paragraph (b) of sub-regulation (4) “is satisfied” and substituting “has certified in writing under his hand”.

2              Accommodation allowance in respect of approved attendants and approved escorts

                Regulation 8 of the National Health Regulations is amended–

                (a)    by omitting from paragraph (b) of sub-regulation (2) “is satisfied” and substituting “has certified in writing under his hand”; and

               (b)    by omitting from paragraph (b) of sub-regulation (4) “–the amount equal to the sum of travel allowance and accommodation allowance (if any) that would, in the opinion of the Permanent Head, have been payable under Part III of the Act in respect of the person if the person had undertaken those journeys” and substituting “and the Permanent Head has certified in writing under his hand that travel allowance or accommodation allowance of an amount specified in the certificate would have been payable under Part III of the Act in respect of the person if the person had undertaken those journeys-the amount, or the total of the amounts, specified in the certificate”.

3              Accommodation allowance in respect of certain escorts

                Regulation 9 of the National Health Regulations is amended–

                (a)    by omitting from paragraph (b) of sub-regulation (2) “is satisfied” and substituting “has certified in writing under his hand”; and

               (b)    by omitting from sub-paragraph (ii) of paragraph (b) of sub-regulation (3) “–the amount equal to the sum of travel allowance and accommodation allowance (if any) that would, in the opinion of the Permanent Head, have been payable under Part III of the Act in respect of the person if the person had undertaken those journeys” and substituting “and the Permanent Head has certified in writing under his hand that travel allowance or accommodation allowance of an amount specified in the certificate would have been payable under Part III of the Act in respect of the person if the person had undertaken those journeys-the amount, or the total of the amounts, specified in the certificate”.

4              After Regulation 11 of the National Health Regulations the following regulation is inserted:

Application for review of decisions under Part II

       “12.   (1)    An application may be made to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal for the review of any decision of the Permanent Head made for the purposes of a provision of this Part.

                “(2)  In sub-regulation (1), ‘decision’ has the same meaning as in the Administrative Appeals Tribunal Act 1975.”.

 

NOTES

1.       Notified in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette on 11 April 1979.

2.       Statutory Rules 1954 No. 35 as amended by Statutory Rules 1957 No. 71; 1958 No. 63; 1962 Nos. 55, 70 and 113; 1965 Nos. 17, 94 and 185; 1966 No. 99; 1967 No. 86; 1969 Nos. 91 and 220; 1970 Nos. 70 and 166; 1971 Nos. 28, 76, 103 and 138; 1972 No. 79; 1973 Nos. 17, 75, 111, 221, 225 and 267; 1974 Nos. 52, 104, 105, 113 and 263; 1975 Nos. 14, 49, 66, 100, 124, 165 and 207; 1976 Nos. 113, 217 and 227; 1977 Nos. 11, 34, 51 and 112; and 1978 Nos. 66, 178, 208 and 266.