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No. 41 of 2003 Determinations/Veterans' Entitlements as made
Amendment of Statement of Principles concerning acute pancreatitis.
Administered by: Veterans' Affairs
Registered 20 Jan 2006
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR09-Oct-2003
Tabled Senate09-Oct-2003
Gazetted 15 Oct 2003
Date of repeal 01 Apr 2016
Repealed by Sunsetting

Instrument No.41 of 2003

 

Amendment of Statement of Principles

concerning

 

ACUTE PANCREATITIS

 

 

Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986

 

1.                 The Repatriation Medical Authority amends, under subsection 196B(2) of the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986 (the Act), Instrument No.45 of 1997, as amended by Instrument No.74 of 1998 by:

 

A.                 in paragraph 5, deleting factor (b) and inserting in its place the following factor:

 

“(b)      having consumed at least 180kg of alcohol within any five year period, and continuing to consume alcohol at the time of the clinical onset of acute pancreatitis; or”

 

B.                 in paragraph 7, deleting the definition of “prolonged and heavy alcohol consumption”.

 

2.         The amendments made by this instrument apply to all matters to which Instrument No.45 of 1997, as amended by Instrument No.74 of 1998 and section 120A of the Act apply.

 


 

Dated this       Seventh              day of              October     2003

 

 

The Common Seal of the                              )

Repatriation Medical Authority                   )

was affixed to this instrument                      )

in the presence of                                          )

KEN DONALD

CHAIRMAN