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National Health Amendment Regulations 2005 (No. 1)

Authoritative Version
  • - F2005L03868
  • No longer in force
SLI 2005 No. 287 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the National Health Regulations 1954.
Administered by: Health
Registered 02 Dec 2005
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR05-Dec-2005
Tabled Senate06-Dec-2005
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Health (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014

National Health Amendment Regulations 2005 (No. 1)1

Select Legislative Instrument 2005 No. 287

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 National Health Act 1953.

Dated 1 December 2005

P. M. JEFFERY

Governor-General

By His Excellency’s Command

TONY ABBOTT


1              Name of Regulations

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

2              Commencement

                These Regulations commence on the day after they are registered.

3              Amendment of National Health Regulations 1954

                Schedule 1 amends the National Health Regulations 1954.


Schedule 1        Amendment

(regulation 3)

  

[1]           Subregulations 48 (3), (4) and (5)

substitute

         (3)   In this regulation:

accident and sickness insurance business has the same meaning as in section 67 of the Act.

bridging visa has the meaning given by subsection 5 (1) of the Migration Act 1958.

eligible person means:

                (a)    a person who is an eligible person within the meaning of subsection 3 (1) of the Health Insurance Act 1973; or

               (b)    a person, or a person included in a class of persons, in relation to whom a declaration has been made under subsection 6 (1) of the Health Insurance Act 1973; or

                (c)    a person who is treated as an eligible person under subsection 7 (2) of the Health Insurance Act 1973.

overseas student means:

                (a)    a person who is the holder of a student visa; or

               (b)    a person who:

                          (i)    is an applicant for a student visa; and

                         (ii)    is the holder of a bridging visa; and

                         (iii)    was, immediately before being granted the bridging visa, the holder of a student visa.

overseas student health insurance contract means a contract of insurance made in accordance with an agreement between a registered organisation and the Commonwealth that allows the registered organisation to pay benefits in respect of the whole or part of the fees and charges incurred by an overseas student, or by a dependant of an overseas student, in relation to the provision in Australia of any or all of the following:

                (a)    relevant health services;

               (b)    services involving the supply, alteration, maintenance or repair of hearing aids, spectacles, contact lenses, artificial teeth, eyes or limbs (including parts of teeth or limbs) or other medical, surgical, prosthetic or dental aids, equipment or appliances;

                (c)    drugs or medicinal preparations;

               (d)    ambulance services;

                (e)    services by an attendant of a person who is sick or disabled;

                (f)    professional services for which medicare benefits would otherwise be payable under the Health Insurance Act 1973;

                (g)    hospital treatment.

student visa has the meaning given by subsection 5 (1) of the Migration Act 1958.

Note

1.       All legislative instruments and compilations are registered on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments kept under the Legislative Instruments Act 2003. See www.frli.gov.au.