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No. 6 of 2002 Determinations/Veterans' Entitlements as made
Amendment of Statement of Principles concerning pes planus.
Administered by: Veterans' Affairs
Registered 13 Oct 2005
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR12-Feb-2002
Tabled Senate12-Feb-2002
Gazetted 16 Jan 2002
Date of repeal 01 Apr 2016
Repealed by Sunsetting

Instrument No.6 of 2002

 

Amendment of Statement of Principles

concerning

PES PLANUS

ICD-10-AM CODES: M21.4, Q66.5

Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986

1.         The Repatriation Medical Authority amends, under subsection 196B(3) of the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986 Instrument No.62 of 2001 by:

 

A.                 omitting subparagraph 5(a)(i) and replacing it with the following:

 

“(i)       suffering from a fracture of one or more tarsal or metatarsal bones of the affected foot before the clinical onset of pes planus; or”

 

B.         inserting, immediately after subparagraph 5(a)(i), the following:

 

“(ia)     suffering from a subluxation, or dislocation of one or more of the tarsal or tarso-metatarsal joints of the affected foot before the clinical onset of pes planus; or”

 

C.         omitting subparagraph 5(b) and replacing it with the following:

 

“(b)      suffering from a fracture of one or more tarsal or metatarsal bones of the affected foot before the clinical worsening of pes planus; or”

 

D.                inserting, immediately after subparagraph 5(b), the following:

 

“(ba)    suffering from a subluxation, or dislocation of one or more of the tarsal or tarso-metatarsal joints of the affected foot before the clinical worsening of pes planus; or”

 

E.                 amending subparagraph 5(c) to insert the word ‘discrete’ before ‘ligamentous’.

 

2.         The amendments made by this instrument apply to all matters to which Instrument No.62 of 2001 and section 120B of the Act apply.

 

 

 

 

Dated this       Ninth         day of              January          2002

 

The Common Seal of the                              )

Repatriation Medical Authority                   )

was affixed to this instrument                      )

in the presence of                                          )

KEN DONALD

CHAIRMAN