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Nursing Homes Assistance Regulations (Amendment)

Authoritative Version
  • - F1997B02066
  • No longer in force
SR 1982 No. 285 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the Nursing Homes Assistance 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 HR09-Nov-1982
Tabled Senate09-Nov-1982
Gazetted 29 Oct 1982
Date of repeal 17 Nov 2009
Repealed by Repeal of the enabling legislation by Statute Stocktake (Regulatory and Other Laws) Act 2009

Statutory Rules 1982 No. 2851

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Nursing Homes Assistance 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 Nursing Homes Assistance Act 1974.

            Dated 21 October1982.

                                                                                                             N. M. STEPHEN

                                                                                                            Governor-General

     By His Excellency’s Command,

J. J. CARLTON

Minister of State for Health

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Commencement

          1.    These Regulations shall come into operation on 4 November 1982.

Interpretation

          2.    Regulation 3 of the Nursing Homes Assistance Regulations is amended by omitting the definition of “extensive care patient” and substituting the following definition:

“ ‘extensive care patient’, in relation to a nursing home, means a qualified nursing home patient who requires, and receives in that nursing home, nursing home care of a kind required by a person—

                         (a)    who, by reason of infirmity, or any illness, disease, incapacity or disability, is bedridden or virtually bedridden, and is wholly or substantially dependent on nursing care; or

                         (b)    who is undergoing treatment for any illness, disease, incapacity or disability and, for the purposes of that treatment, is wholly or substantially dependent on nursing care;”.

Prescribed rate for the purposes of paragraph 13 (1) (a) of the Act

          3.    Regulation 5A of the Nursing Homes Assistance Regulations is amended by omitting “$71.75” and substituting “$76.30”.

Rate for the purposes of paragraph 13 (1) (d) of the Act

          4.    Regulation 6 of the Nursing Homes Assistance Regulations is amended by omitting the table and substituting the following table:

 

Column 1

State or Territory

Column 2

Amount per week for ordinary care patient

Column 3

Amount per week for extensive care patient

 

$

$

New South Wales

272.65

314.65

Victoria

369.60

411.60

Queensland

244.30

286.30

South Australia

301.70

343.70

Western Australia

227.85

269.85

Tasmania

253.75

295.75

Australian Capital Territory

272.65

314.65

Northern Territory

301.70

343.70

 

NOTES

1.       Notified in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette on 29 October 1982.

2.       Statutory Rules 1975 No. 65 as amended to date. For previous amendments see Note 2 to Statutory Rules 1982 No. 39 and see also Statutory Rules 1982 Nos. 39 and 83.