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No. 5 of 1996 Schemes as made
Makes it clear that the Veterans' Affairs Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (VAPBS) is consistent with the amended Explanatory Notes published in the Schedule of Pharmaceutical Benefits for Approved Pharmacists and Medical Practitioners under the National Health Act 1953.
Administered by: Veterans' Affairs
General Comments: The Instrument varying the Veterans' Affairs Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme under subsection 91(2) of the Veterans' Entitlements Act 1986 (No. 5 of 1996) was approved by the Minister for Veterans' Affairs on 21 December 1996: See Supporting Material.
Registered 02 May 2005
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled Senate24-Feb-1997
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Veterans' Affairs (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014

Instrument No. 5 of 1996

 

 

 

REPATRIATION COMMISSION

 

 

 

INSTRUMENT VARYING THE

 VETERANS’ AFFAIRS PHARMACEUTICAL BENEFITS SCHEME

UNDER SUBSECTION 91(2) OF THE

VETERANS’ ENTITLEMENTS ACT 1986

 

 

 

 

1.         The Repatriation Commission, under subsection 91(2) of the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986, varies the Veterans’ Affairs Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme, Instrument No.12 of 1995 determined by the Repatriation Commission on 27 November 1995, (the Principal Instrument), by:

 

(a)       omitting from the definition of “Explanatory Notes” in paragraph 3 of the Principal Instrument “1 November 1995” and inserting in its place “1 February 1997”;

 

Commencement: 1 February 1997

 

(b)       omitting from the definition of “Explanatory Notes” in paragraph 3 of the Principal Instrument “1 February 1997” and inserting in its place “1 May 1997”;

 

Commencement: 1 May 1997

 

(d)       omitting from the definition of “Explanatory Notes” in paragraph 3 of the Principal Instrument “1 May 1997” and inserting in its place “1 August 1997”;

 

Commencement: 1 August 1997

 

(e)       omitting from the definition of “Explanatory Notes” in paragraph 3 of the Principal Instrument “1 August 1997” and inserting in its place “1 November 1997”.

 

Commencement: 1 November 1997

 

2.         Each paragraph of this instrument commences on the date specified immediately after that paragraph.

 

 

Dated this twentieth day of December 1996

 

 

 

 

 

NEIL JOHNSTON

PRESIDENT

KEITH LYON

DEPUTY PRESIDENT