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SR 2001 No. 68 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 HR22-May-2001
Tabled Senate22-May-2001
Gazetted 12 Apr 2001
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Health (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014

National Health (Pharmaceutical Benefits) Amendment Regulations 2001 (No. 1)1

Statutory Rules 2001 No. 682

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 5 April 2001

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 2001 (No. 1).

2              Commencement

                These Regulations commence on 12 April 2001.

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 8, heading

substitute

8              Application for approval to be in approved form

[2]         Subregulation 8 (1)

omit

(1)

[3]         Subregulation 8 (2)

omit

[4]         Regulation 19A, heading

substitute

19A         Prescribed matters (Act s 84AA (1), (1A), (2) and (3))

[5]         After subregulation 19A (1)

insert

      (1A)   However, for a prescription to which subsection 84AA (1) or (1A) of the Act applies, subparagraphs (1) (a) (ii), (1) (b) (ii), (1) (ba) (ii) and (1) (c) (ii) do not apply if:

                (a)    the claim for a payment from the Commonwealth in relation to the supply of the pharmaceutical benefit to which the prescription relates is made under the Claims Transmission System, within the meaning of section 99AAA of the Act; and

               (b)    the claim includes the information that, under subparagraphs (1) (a) (ii), (1) (b) (ii), (1) (ba) (ii) and (1) (c) (ii) would, except for this subregulation, be required.

[6]         Subparagraph 25 (3) (c) (iii)

substitute

                        (iii)    signs that copy.

[7]         Subparagraph 25 (4) (c) (iii)

substitute

                        (iii)    signs that copy.

[8]         Subparagraph 26 (1A) (c) (ii)

omit

under subparagraph (b) (iii); and

insert

under subparagraph (b) (iii).

[9]         Paragraph 26 (1A) (d)

omit

[10]      Subregulation 26A (2)

omit everything before paragraph (a), insert

         (2)   An approved pharmacist, approved medical practitioner or approved hospital authority that defers the supply of a pharmaceutical benefit must:

[11]      Paragraph 26A (2) (c)

omit

[12]      Subregulation 38A (2)

before

economists

insert

health


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; 2000 No. 369.

2.       Notified in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette on 12 April 2001.