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No. 2/2003 Schemes as made
Enables the Repatriation Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme to incorporate-by-reference the rules that make up the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme as those rules are in force from time to time.
Administered by: Veterans' Affairs
General Comments: The Repatriation Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (Incorporation of PBS Schedule) Instrument No.2/2003 was approved by the Minister for Veterans' Affairs on 16 June 2003: See Supporting Material.
Registered 23 May 2005
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR23-Jun-2003
Tabled Senate23-Jun-2003
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Veterans' Affairs (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014

 

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                REPATRIATION COMMISSION

 

                                    Veterans' Entitlements Act 1986

 

Repatriation Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (Incorporation of PBS Schedule) Instrument 2003

 

Instrument No. 2/2003

 

The Repatriation Commission makes this instrument under subsection 91(2) of the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986.

 

 

 

 

Dated                    6 June                                       2003

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NEIL JOHNSTON
PRESIDENT

IAN CAMPBELL DEPUTY PRESIDENT

PAUL STEVENS
COMMISSIONER

 

 

                            Repatriation Commission

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1       Name of instrument

 

This instrument is the Repatriation Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (Incorporation of PBS Schedule) Instrument No.2/2003

 

2       Commencement

 

This Instrument takes effect upon its approval by the Minister.

Note (1): subsection 91(3) of the Veterans' Entitlements Act 1986 (VEA) provides that a variation of the Repatriation Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (RPBS) is of no effect until approved by the          

Minister for Veterans' Affairs. 

      Note (2): the RPBS (Instrument 12/1995) was made under s.91 of the VEA.

 

3    Variation of the Repatriation Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme

 

  The Repatriation Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme is varied as follows:

 

          Paragraph 3 (Definition of “PBS Schedule”)

 

                             omit the definition, substitute:

 

“PBS Schedule” means the Schedule of Pharmaceutical Benefits constituted by determinations and declarations under Part VII of the National Health Act 1953 (the Act) — by the Minister who administers that Act — as those determinations and declarations are in force from time to time — and includes any such determination, as in force from time to time, the application of which has been varied under a regulation under the Act.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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                                           Repatriation Commission