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National Health Regulations (Amendment)

Authoritative Version
  • - F1996B03252
  • No longer in force
SR 1991 No. 263 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 HR05-Sep-1991
Tabled Senate09-Sep-1991
Gazetted 30 Aug 1991
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Health (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Statutory Rules 1991 No. 2631

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National Health Regulations 2 (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 23 August 1991.

 

                                                                                         BILL HAYDEN

                                                                                        Governor-General

          By His Excellency’s Command,

 

 

B. HOWE

Minister of State for Health, Housing and

Community Services

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1.   Commencement

1.1   These Regulations commence on 1 September 1991.

 

 

2.   Amendment

2.1   The National Health Regulations are amended as set out in these Regulations.

 


3.   New regulation 3E

3.1   After regulation 3D, insert:

 

Nursing care at home in lieu of hospital treatment—modifications of section 4 of the Act

             “3E.  During the period of 18 months beginning on 1 September 1991, section 4 of the Act, in its application to the the registered health benefits organisations specified in Schedule 3, has effect subject to the modifications set out in Schedule 4.”.

 

 

4.   New Schedules 3 and 4

4.1   After Schedule 2, add:

 

                                                                    SCHEDULE 3                                          Regulation 3E

 

REGISTERED HEALTH BENEFITS ORGANISATIONS

 

Government Employees Health Fund Limited

Grand United Order of Oddfellows Friendly Society of New South Wales

Health Insurance Commission, New South Wales—Medibank Private

Hospitals Contribution Fund of Australia Limited

Illawara Health Fund and Management Pty. Ltd.

Lysaght Medical and Hospital Club

Manchester Unity Independent Order of Oddfellows Friendly Society in New South Wales

Medical Benefits Fund of Australia Limited

N.I.B. Health Funds Limited

Phoenix Welfare Association Limited

Reserve Bank Health Society

 

                                                                    SCHEDULE 4                                          Regulation 3E

 

MODIFICATIONS OF SECTION 4 OF THE ACT

 

1.   Subsection 4 (1) (definition of “ ‘basic private table’ or ‘basic table’ ”):

Before paragraph (a), insert:

 

“(aa)     for nursing care provided to an outreach patient by Hospital Extension Services Pty. Ltd.—benefits equal to the lesser of:

              (i)    the fees or charges incurred for the nursing care for each day on which it is provided; or

              (ii)   $95.45 for each day on which the nursing care is provided.”.

 


 

SCHEDULE 4—continued

2.   Subsection 4 (1):

After the definition of “organization”, insert:

 

“ ‘outreach patient’ means an individual:

     (a)  to whom hospital treatment has been provided in the Royal North Shore Hospital Sydney; and

     (b)  to whom nursing care is provided outside the Royal North Shore Hospital Sydney by Hospital Extension Services Pty. Ltd. in lieu of hospital treatment.”.

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NOTES

 

1.      Notified in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette on 30 August 1991.

 

2.      Statutory Rules 1954 No. 35 as amended by 1957 No. 71; 1958 No. 53; 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; 1978 Nos. 66, 178, 208 and 266; 1979 Nos. 59, 107, 208 and 231; 1980 Nos. 84, 292 and 309; 1981 Nos. 43, 97, 115, 232 and 318; 1982 Nos. 32, 82, 84, 250 and 284; 1983 Nos. 45, 247 and 267; 1984 Nos. 66, 161, 200, 308, 322 and 427; 1985 Nos. 86, 136, 186, 187, 206 and 288; 1986 Nos. 47, 53, 208, 330, 353 and 360; 1987 Nos. 50, 76, 100 and 310; 1989 Nos. 291, 292 and 334; 1990 Nos. 24, 86, 114, 292, 335 and 396; 1991 Nos. 40, 41, 232 and 262.