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SR 2000 No. 369 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the National Health (Pharmaceutical Benefits) Regulations 1960.
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 HR06-Feb-2001
Tabled Senate06-Feb-2001
Gazetted 20 Dec 2000
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Health (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014

National Health (Pharmaceutical Benefits) Amendment Regulations 2000 (No. 1)1

Statutory Rules 2000 No. 3692

I, WILLIAM PATRICK DEANE, 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 13 December 2000

WILLIAM DEANE

Governor-General

By His Excellency’s Command

MICHAEL WOOLDRIDGE


1              Name of Regulations

                These Regulations are the National Health (Pharmaceutical Benefits) Amendment Regulations 2000 (No. 1).

2              Commencement

                These Regulations commence on the commencement of Schedule 2 to the National Health Amendment (Improved Monitoring of Entitlements to Pharmaceutical Benefits) Act 2000.

3              Amendment of National Health (Pharmaceutical Benefits) Regulations 1960

                Schedule 1 amends the National Health (Pharmaceutical Benefits) Regulations 1960.


Schedule 1        Amendments

(regulation 3)

  

[1]         Regulation 38, definition of Committee

omit

section 101

insert

section 100A

[2]         After regulation 38

insert

38A         Appointments to Committee — nominating bodies (Act s 100B (1A))

         (1)   For paragraph 100B (1A) (a) of the Act, the following consumer organisations are prescribed:

                (a)    the Consumers’ Health Forum of Australia;

               (b)    the Australian Federation of AIDS Organisations;

                (c)    the Australian Consumers’ Association.

         (2)   For paragraph 100B (1A) (b) of the Act, the following professional associations of economists are prescribed:

                (a)    the Australian Health Economics Society Inc;

               (b)    the Economic Society of Australia Inc.

         (3)   For paragraph 100B (1A) (c) of the Act, the following professional associations of pharmacists are prescribed:

                (a)    the Pharmacy Guild of Australia;

               (b)    the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia;

                (c)    the Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia.

         (4)   For paragraph 100B (1A) (d) of the Act, the following professional associations of medical practitioners are prescribed:

                (a)    the Australian Medical Association Limited;

               (b)    the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners;

                (c)    the Australian Divisions of General Practice Limited;

               (d)    the Doctors Reform Society — Australia Inc;

                (e)    the Australian Federation of Medical Women Inc.

         (5)   For paragraph 100B (1A) (e) of the Act, the following professional associations of clinical pharmacologists are prescribed:

                (a)    the Royal Australasian College of Physicians;

               (b)    the Australasian Society of Clinical and Experimental Pharmacologists and Toxicologists.

         (6)   For paragraph 100B (1A) (f) of the Act, the following professional associations of specialists are prescribed:

                (a)    the Australian Medical Association Limited;

               (b)    the Royal Australasian College of Physicians;

                (c)    the Committee of Presidents of Medical Colleges.

38B         Number of nominations for appointment (Act s 100B (1B))

                For subsection 100B (1B) of the Act, each body prescribed for subsection 100B (1A) of the Act must be asked to nominate at least 3 persons for selection for appointment as members of the Committee.

[3]         Regulation 40

substitute

40            Resignation

         (1)   The Chairperson of the Committee may resign as Chairperson by notice in writing given to the Minister.

         (2)   A member of the Committee may resign from the Committee by notice in writing given to the Minister.

[4]         Regulation 48

omit


Notes

1.       These Regulations amend Statutory Rules 1960 No. 17, as amended by 1960 Nos. 90 and 102; 1961 Nos. 59 and 137; 1962 Nos. 34, 101 and 114; 1963 Nos. 34, 69 and 107; 1964 Nos. 12, 57 and 135; 1965 Nos. 51, 151 and 152; 1966 Nos. 80 and 144; 1967 Nos. 67, 116 and 158; 1968 Nos. 44, 76, 88 and 146; 1969 Nos. 44, 107 and 185; 1970 Nos. 39, 94, 119 and 186; 1971 Nos. 44, 101, 136 and 154; 1972 Nos. 32, 121 and 205; 1973 Nos. 15, 57, 139 and 229; 1974 Nos. 37, 126 and 222; 1975 Nos. 50, 148 and 209; 1976 Nos. 84, 150, 195 and 255; 1977 Nos. 39, 125 and 221; 1978 Nos. 47, 142, 153 and 245; 1979 Nos. 51, 55, 144 and 250; 1980 Nos. 69, 213 and 338; 1981 Nos. 52, 212, 218 and 345; 1982 Nos. 69, 76, 179, 334 and 372; 1983 Nos. 28, 102, 116 and 292; 1984 Nos. 50, 148, 169 and 342; 1985 Nos. 32, 184 and 320; 1986 Nos. 38, 194, 319, 320 and 391; 1987 Nos. 47, 262 and 279; 1988 No. 56; 1990 Nos. 226, 267, 337, 338 and 437; 1991 Nos. 1 and 474; 1992 No. 226; 1994 No. 348, 1996 No. 70; 1998 No. 374.

2.       Notified in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette on 20 December 2000.