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SLI 2005 No. 9 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the Health Insurance Regulations 1975 in order to update the names of organisations (specialist medical colleges), specialties and qualifications.
Administered by: Health
Registered 14 Feb 2005
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR15-Feb-2005
Tabled Senate07-Mar-2005
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Health (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014

Health Insurance Amendment Regulations 2005 (No. 1)1

Select Legislative Instrument 2005 No. 9

I, PHILIP MICHAEL JEFFERY, Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following Regulations under the Health Insurance Act 1973.

Dated 10 February 2005

P. M. JEFFERY

Governor-General

By His Excellency’s Command

TONY ABBOTT


Contents

                        1     Name of Regulations                                                        2

                        2     Commencement                                                              2

                        3     Amendment of Health Insurance Regulations                      3

                        4     Amendment of Health Insurance Regulations 1975             3

Schedule 1             Amendment taken to have commenced on 30 April 1997 4

Schedule 2             Amendments taken to have commenced on 31 May 1997 5

Schedule 3             Amendment taken to have commenced on 23 October 1998        6

Schedule 4             Amendment taken to have commenced on 27 October 1998        7

Schedule 5             Amendment taken to have commenced on 21 December 2000    8

Schedule 6             Amendment taken to have commenced on 22 February 2002      9

Schedule 7             Amendments commencing on registration                  10

 


1              Name of Regulations

                These Regulations are the Health Insurance Amendment Regulations 2005 (No. 1).

2              Commencement

                These Regulations commence, or are taken to have commenced, as follows:

                (a)    on 30 April 1997 — regulations 1 and 2, subregulation 3 (1) and Schedule 1;

               (b)    on 31 May 1997 — subregulation 3 (2) and Schedule 2;

                (c)    on 23 October 1998 — subregulation 4 (1) and Schedule 3;

               (d)    on 27 October 1998 — subregulation 4 (2) and Schedule 4;

                (e)    on 21 December 2000 — subregulation 4 (3) and Schedule 5;

                (f)    on 22 February 2002 — subregulation 4 (4) and Schedule 6;

                (g)    on the date on which these Regulations are registered — subregulation 4 (5) and Schedule 7.

3              Amendment of Health Insurance Regulations

         (1)   Schedule 1 amends the Health Insurance Regulations as in force immediately before 30 April 1997.

         (2)   Schedule 2 amends the Health Insurance Regulations as in force immediately before 31 May 1997.

4              Amendment of Health Insurance Regulations 1975

         (1)   Schedule 3 amends the Health Insurance Regulations 1975 as in force immediately before 23 October 1998.

         (2)   Schedule 4 amends the Health Insurance Regulations 1975 as in force immediately before 27 October 1998.

         (3)   Schedule 5 amends the Health Insurance Regulations 1975 as in force immediately before 21 December 2000.

         (4)   Schedule 6 amends the Health Insurance Regulations 1975 as in force immediately before 22 February 2002.

         (5)   Schedule 7 amends the Health Insurance Regulations 1975.



 

Schedule 1        Amendment taken to have commenced on 30 April 1997

(subregulation 3 (1))

  

[1]           Schedule 4, after item 7

insert

7A

Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

Vascular surgery

Fellowship (FRACS)


 

Schedule 2        Amendments taken to have commenced on 31 May 1997

(subregulation 3 (2))

  

[1]           Schedule 4, after item 9

insert

9A

The Royal Australasian College of Physicians

Clinical Genetics

Fellowship (FRACP)

 

[2]           Schedule 4, after item 10

insert

10A

The Royal Australasian College of Radiologists

Nuclear Medicine

Fellowship (FRACR)

[3]           Schedule 4, after item 12

insert

12A

The Royal Australian College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

Gynaecological Oncology

Maternal-fetal Medicine

Obstetrics and Gynaecological Ultrasound

Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility

Urogynaecology

Fellowship (FRACOG)


 

Schedule 3        Amendment taken to have commenced on 23 October 1998

(subregulation 4 (1))

  

[1]           Schedule 4, after item 12A

insert

12B

The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Gynaecological Oncology

Maternal-fetal Medicine

Obstetrics and Gynaecological Ultrasound

Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility

Urogynaecology

Fellowship of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (FRANZCOG)


 

Schedule 4        Amendment taken to have commenced on 27 October 1998

(subregulation 4 (2))

  

[1]           Schedule 4, after item 10A

insert

10B

The Royal Australasian and New Zealand College of Radiologists

Diagnostic Radiology

Diagnostic Ultrasound

Nuclear Medicine

Radiation Oncology

Fellowship of the Royal Australasian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (FRANZCR)


 

Schedule 5        Amendment taken to have commenced on 21 December 2000

(subregulation 4 (3))

  

[1]           Schedule 4, after item 13

insert

13A

The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists

Ophthalmology

Fellowship of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists
(FRANZCO)


 

Schedule 6        Amendment taken to have commenced on 22 February 2002

(subregulation 4 (4))

  

[1]           Schedule 4, after item 16

insert

17

Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists and Royal Australasian College of Physicians, Joint Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine

Intensive Care Medicine

Fellowship of the Joint Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine (FJFICM)

Schedule 7        Amendments commencing on registration

(subregulation 4 (5))

  

[1]           Regulation 4

substitute

4              Relevant organisations and qualifications (Act s 3D)

         (1)   For the definition of relevant organisation in subsection 3D (5) of the Act, the organisation specified in column 2 of an item in Schedule 4 is declared to be a professional organisation in relation to each specialty specified in column 3 of that item.

         (2)   For the definition of relevant qualification in subsection 3D (5) of the Act, the qualification specified in column 4 of an item in Schedule 4 is declared to be a relevant qualification in relation to the organisation specified in column 2 of that item.

[2]           Schedule 4

substitute

Schedule 4        Relevant organisations and qualifications

(regulation 4)

Part 1          Current organisations and qualifications

Column 1
Item

Column 2
Organisation

Column 3
Specialty

Column 4
Qualification

101

Australasian College for Emergency Medicine

Emergency Medicine

Fellowship of the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine
(FACEM)

102

The Royal Australasian College of Physicians, Division of Adult Medicine and Division of Paediatric and Child Health

General Medicine

General Paediatrics

Cardiology

Clinical Genetics

Clinical Pharmacology

Endocrinology

Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Geriatric Medicine

Haematology

Immunology and Allergy

Infectious Diseases

Intensive Care

Medical Oncology

Nephrology

Neurology

Nuclear Medicine

Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians
(FRACP)

 

 

Respiratory and Sleep Medicine

Rheumatology

 

103

The Royal Australasian College of Physicians,
Australasian Faculty of Occupational Medicine

Occupational Medicine

Fellowship of the Australasian Faculty of Occupational Medicine
(FAFOM)

104

The Royal Australasian College of Physicians,
Australasian Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine

Rehabilitation Medicine

Fellowship of the Australasian Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine
(FAFRM)

105

The Royal Australasian College of Physicians, Australasian Faculty of Public Health Medicine

Public Health Medicine

Fellowship of the Australasian Faculty of Public Health Medicine (FAFPHM)

106

Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists

Anaesthesia Intensive Care

Fellowship of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists
(FANZCA)

Note   This qualification has been awarded since 7 February 1992.

107

Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

Cardio-thoracic Surgery

General Surgery

Neurosurgery

Orthopaedic Surgery

Otolaryngology — Head and Neck Surgery

Paediatric Surgery

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Urology

Vascular Surgery

Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
(FRACS)

108

The Australasian College of Dermatologists

Dermatology

Fellowship of the Australasian College of Dermatologists
(FACD)

109

The Royal Australasian and New Zealand College of Radiologists

Note   This organisation was formerly called by the name specified in column 2 of item 205.

Diagnostic Radiology

Diagnostic Ultrasound

Nuclear Medicine

Radiation Oncology

Fellowship of the Royal Australasian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (FRANZCR)

Note   This qualification has been awarded since 27 October 1998.

110

The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists

Psychiatry

Fellowship of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (FRANZCP)

111

The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

Note   This organisation was formerly called by the name specified in column 2 of item 206.

Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Gynaecological Oncology

Maternal-fetal Medicine

Obstetrics and Gynaecological Ultrasound

Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility

Urogynaecology

Fellowship of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (FRANZCOG)

Note   This qualification has been awarded since 23 October 1998.

112

The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists

Note   This organisation was formerly called by the name specified in column 2 of item 207.

Ophthalmology

Fellowship of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists
(FRANZCO)

Note   This qualification has been awarded since 21 December 2000.

113

The Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia

General Pathology

Anatomical Pathology (including Cytopathology and Forensic Pathology)

Chemical Pathology

Haematology

Immunology

Microbiology

Fellowship of the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia
(FRCPA)

114

The Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons (Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery)
(FRACDS (OMS))

115

Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists and Royal Australasian College of Physicians, Joint Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine

Intensive Care Medicine

Fellowship of the Joint Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine (FJFICM)

Part 2          Former organisations and qualifications

Note   The organisations and qualifications specified in this Part are the former names of relevant organisations and relevant qualifications specified in Part 1. The organisations and qualifications specified in this Part are relevant organisations and relevant qualifications for the purposes of subsection 3D (5) of the Act.

 

Column 1
Item

Column 2
Organisation

Column 3
Specialty

Column 4
Qualification

201

Australasian College of Rehabilitation Medicine

Rehabilitation Medicine

Fellowship of the Australasian College of Rehabilitation Medicine
(FACRM)

Note   This qualification has not been awarded since 28 April 1993.

202

Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists, Faculty of Intensive Care

Anaesthesia Intensive Care

Fellowship of the Faculty of Intensive Care, Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (FFICA
NZCA
)

Note   This qualification has not been awarded since 22 February 2002.

203

The Royal Australasian College of Physicians

Note   This organisation is now called by the name specified in column 2 of item 102.

General Medicine

Cardiology

Clinical Haematology

Clinical Immunology (including Allergy)

Clinical Pharmacology

Endocrinology

Gastroenterology

Geriatrics

Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians
(FRACP)

Note   Although this qualification is still awarded, the name of the relevant organisation has changed (see column 2 of item 102). The specialties in relation to which this qualification is currently awarded are specified in column 3 of item 102.

 

 

Infectious Diseases

Intensive Care

Medical Oncology

Neurology

Nuclear Medicine

Paediatric Medicine

Renal Medicine

Rheumatology

Thoracic Medicine

 

204

Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, Faculty of Anaesthetists

Anaesthesia Intensive Care

Fellowship of the Faculty of Anaesthetists, Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FFARACS)

Note   This qualification has not been awarded since 7 February 1992.

205

The Royal Australasian College of Radiologists

Note   This organisation is now called by the name specified in column 2 of item 109.

Diagnostic Radiology

Nuclear Medicine

Radiation Oncology

Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Radiologists (FRACR)

Note   This qualification has not been awarded since 26 October 1998.

206

The Royal Australian College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

Note   This organisation is now called by the name specified in column 2 of item 111.

Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Gynaecological Oncology

Maternal-fetal Medicine

Obstetrics and Gynaecological Ultrasound

Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility

Urogynaecology

Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (FRACOG)

Note   This qualification has not been awarded since 22 October 1998.

207

The Royal Australian College of Ophthalmologists

Note   This organisation is now called by the name specified in column 2 of item 112.

Ophthalmology

Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of Ophthalmologists
(FRACO)

Note   This qualification has not been awarded since 20 December 2000.

Note

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