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No. 54 of 2001 Determinations/Veterans' Entitlements as made
Amendment of Statement of Principles concerning pterygium.
Administered by: Veterans' Affairs
Registered 26 Aug 2005
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR06-Aug-2001
Tabled Senate06-Aug-2001
Gazetted 25 Jul 2001
Date of repeal 01 Oct 2015
Repealed by Sunsetting

Instrument No.54 of 2001


Amendment of Statement of Principles





ICD-10-AM CODE: H11.0

Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986

1.         The Repatriation Medical Authority amends, under subsection 196B(3) of the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986 Instrument No.46 of 2001 by:


A.                 in clause 8, omitting the words “acquired cataract” wherever they appear in each of the definitions of “total lifetime UV damage factor”, “non-service UV damage factor”, “[MED cum (a,T)]”, “PAE” and “T” and inserting in their place the word “pterygium”.


2.         The amendments made by this instrument apply to all matters to which Instrument No.46 of 2001 and section 120B of the Act apply.



Dated this       Seventeenth            day of              July  2001



The Common Seal of the                              )

Repatriation Medical Authority                   )

was affixed to this instrument                      )

in the presence of                                          )