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Air Force Regulations (Amendment)

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  • - F1997B00701
  • No longer in force
SR 1982 No. 221 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the Air Force Regulations.
Administered by: Defence
General Comments: This instrument was backcaptured in accordance with Section 36 of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003
Registered 01 Jan 2005
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR22-Sep-1982
Tabled Senate22-Sep-1982
Gazetted 17 Sep 1982
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Defence (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014

Statutory Rules 1982 No. 2211

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Air Force Regulations2 (Amendment)

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 Air Force Act 1923.

            Dated 9 September 1982.

                                                                                                             N. M. STEPHEN

                                                                                                            Governor-General

     By His Excellency’s Command,

IAN SINCLAIR

Minister of State for Defence

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Interpretation of this Division

          1.    Regulation 616 of the Air Force Regulations is amended—

                (a)    by inserting “, maintenance and accommodation” after “means treatment” in the definition of “hospital treatment”;

               (b)    by inserting “, transport in an ambulance” after “dental treatment” in the definition of “medical or other treatment”; and

                (c)    by inserting after the definition of “member” the following definition:

“ ‘Repatriation hospital’ means a hospital established, controlled or administered by the Repatriation Commission under the Repatriation Act 1920.”.

Members having claims for damagesrecovery of certain costs

          2.    Regulation 632A of the Air Force Regulations is amended—

                (a)    by omitting from sub-regulation (1) all words after “pay to the Commonwealth” and substituting “an amount, fixed by the Minister, not exceeding—

                         (c)    in respect of hospital treatment or medical or other treatment provided for the member when he was an in-patient at a service or Repatriation hospital in a State referred to in Schedule 5—an amount calculated in accordance with Schedule 5 in respect of each day on which the member was provided with that treatment; or

                         (d)    in respect of any other hospital treatment or medical or other treatment—the expense incurred by the Commonwealth for the treatment”; and

               (b)    by adding at the end thereof the following sub-regulations:

                        “(3)      In sub-regulation (1), the references to a member, other than the first of those references, shall be read as including a reference to a person—

                         (a)    who, when he was a member, was provided under this Part with hospital treatment or medical or other treatment at the expense of the Commonwealth; and

                         (b)    who has ceased to be a member.

                        “(4)      For the purpose of calculating an amount referred to in paragraph (1) (c), the day on which a member enters a hospital as an in-patient and the day on which he ceases to be an in-patient of the hospital shall be counted together as one day.”.

Schedule 5

          3.    The Air Force Regulations are amended by adding after Schedule 4 the following Schedule:

SCHEDULE 5

CHARGE FOR EACH DAY ON WHICH MEMBER WAS AN IN-PATIENT AT A SERVICE OR REPATRIATION HOSPITAL IN A STATE

 

Column 1

Item

Column 2

Period when treatment was provided

Column 3

Hospital in New South Wales

Column 4

Hospital in Victoria

Column 5

Hospital in Queensland

Column 6

Hospital in South Australia

Column 7

Hospital in Western Australia

Column 8

Hospital in Tasmania

 

 

$

$

$

$

$

$

1

1 July 1975 to 30 June 1976

72.04

87.86

66.71

74.04

86.61

68.63

2

1 July 1976 to 30 June 1977

88.07

121.50

82.25

90.18

82.08

82.70

3

1 July 1977 to 30 June 1978

112.84

141.50

100.12

108.65

100.06

93.95

4

1 July 1978 to 30 June 1979

136.22

134.92

116.02

122.27

117.96

102.41

5

1 July 1979 to 30 June 1980

114.04

142.07

125.26

132.52

124.65

113.60

6

1 July 1980 to 30 June 1981

157.66

162.48

136.83

145.45

134.60

128.68

7

From 1 July 1981

174.50

188.65

156.62

166.46

156.70

162.08

NOTES

1.       Notified in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette on 17 September 1982.

2.       Statutory Rules 1927 No. 161 as amended to date. For previous amendments see Note 2 to Statutory Rules 1982 No. 3 and see also Statutory Rules 1982 Nos. 3, 6, 37, 51, 104, 109, 174, 182 and 203.