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No. 24/2000 Schemes as made
Updates references to certain documents in the Repatriation Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (RPBS) so that those documents are incorporated into the RPBS as they exist at the date of this Instrument (No.24/2000).
Administered by: Veterans' Affairs
General Comments: The Repatriation Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (Updating of Incorporated Documents) Instrument No.24/2000 was approved by the Minister for Veterans' Affairs on 6 November 2000: See Supporting Material.
Registered 23 May 2005
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR08-Nov-2000
Tabled Senate08-Nov-2000
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Veterans' Affairs (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014

 

EXPLANATORY NOTE

 

VETERANS’ ENTITLEMENTS ACT 1986

                                                                  Section 91

 

Repatriation Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (Updating of Incorporated Documents) Instrument 24/2000

 

 

What does the attached Instrument do?

 

It replaces the following references to documents in the Repatriation Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme with up-to-date references:

 

·        the Schedule of Pharmaceutical Benefits for Approved Pharmacists and Medical Practitioners, having the International Standard Serial Number

      1037-3667, and dated 1 November 1998;

 

·        the Schedule of Pharmaceutical Benefits constituted by determinations and declarations under Part VII of the National Health Act 1953 by the Minister who administers that Act that are in force as at 1 November 1998;

 

·        the Schedule of Pharmaceutical Benefits prepared by the Department of Veterans' Affairs, entitled "Repatriation Schedule of Pharmaceutical Benefits" and dated 1 November 1998.

 

Will pre-existing rights be affected?

 

No.  Although the Instrument operates retrospectively it does not disadvantage any person or impose liabilities upon any person.