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SR 2002 No. 239 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 HR14-Oct-2002
Tabled Senate15-Oct-2002
Gazetted 11 Oct 2002
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Health (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014

National Health (Pharmaceutical Benefits) Amendment Regulations 2002 (No. 1)1

Statutory Rules 2002 No. 2392

I, PETER JOHN HOLLINGWORTH, 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 3 October 2002

PETER HOLLINGWORTH

Governor-General

By His Excellency’s Command

KAY PATTERSON


1              Name of Regulations

                These Regulations are the National Health (Pharmaceutical Benefits) Amendment Regulations 2002 (No. 1).

2              Commencement

                These Regulations commence on 1 February 2003.

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]          Subregulation 5 (1), after definition of authority prescription

insert

brand, in relation to a drug or medicinal preparation, has the same meaning as in Part VII of the Act.

[2]           After subregulation 19 (4)

insert

         (5)   For subparagraphs (1) (a) (ii) and (iii), a prescription must not be prepared using a computer program that operates, or may operate, to indicate on a prescription by default, for the purpose of subsection 103 (2A) of the Act, that only the brand of pharmaceutical benefit specified in the prescription is to be supplied.


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; 2001 No. 68; 2002 No. 9.

2.       Notified in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette on 11 October 2002.