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National Health Regulations (Amendment)

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  • - F1996B03202
  • No longer in force
SR 1980 No. 292 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 HR25-Nov-1980
Tabled Senate25-Nov-1980
Gazetted 30 Sep 1980
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Health (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014

Statutory Rules

1980 No. 292

REGULATIONS UNDER THE NATIONAL HEALTH ACT 19531

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 twenty-fourth day of September 1980.

                                                                                                                           ZELMAN COWEN

                                                                                                                           Governor-General

          By His Excellency’s Command,

 

MICHAEL MACKELLAR

Minister of State for Health

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AMENDMENTS OF THE NATIONAL HEALTH REGULATIONS2

                Commencement

          1.   These Regulations shall come into operation on 1 October 1980.

                Accommodation allowance in respect of approved patients

          2.   Regulation 7 of the National Health Regulations is amended—

                (a)    by omitting from paragraph (a) of sub-regulation (4) “or” (last occurring); and

               (b)    by inserting after paragraph (a) of sub-regulation (4) the following paragraph:

                      “(aa)    a medical practitioner at the place of treatment other than a specialist or consultant physician referred to in paragraph (a) has certified in writing under his hand—

                                     (i)     that he has knowledge of the condition of the approved patient and of the treatment being given; and

                                    (ii)     that the approved patient should remain on that night at the place of treatment; or”.

                Accommodation allowance in respect of approved attendants and approved escorts

          3.   Regulation 8 of the National Health Regulations is amended—

                (a)    by omitting from paragraph (a) of sub-regulation (4) “or” (last occurring); and

               (b)    by inserting after paragraph (a) of sub-regulation (4) the following paragraph:

                      “(aa)    a medical practitioner at the place of treatment other than a specialist or consultant physician referred to in paragraph (a) has certified in writing under his hand—

                                     (i)     that he has knowledge of the condition of the approved patient and of the treatment being given; and

                                    (ii)     that the person should remain on that night with the approved patient at the place of treatment; or”.

                Accommodation allowance in respect of certain escorts

          4.   Regulation 9 of the National Health Regulations is amended—

                (a)    by omitting from sub-regulation (1) “14 years” (wherever occurring) and substituting “17 years”;

               (b)    by omitting from sub-paragraph (i) of paragraph (b) of sub-regulation (3) “or” (last occurring); and

                (c)    by adding at the end of paragraph (b) of sub-regulation (3) the following word and sub-paragraph:

                       “or;       (iii)   a medical practitioner at the place of treatment other than a specialist or consultant physician referred to in sub-paragraph (i) has certified in writing under his hand—

                                                  (A)     that he has knowledge of the condition of the approved patient       and of the treatment being given; and

                                                  (B)     that the person should remain on that night with the approved         patient at the place of treatment.”.

NOTES

1.       Notified in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette on 30 September 1980.

2.       Statutory Rules 1954 No. 35 as amended to date. For previous amendments see Note 2 to Statutory Rules 1980 No. 84 and see also Statutory Rules 1980 No. 84.