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This Determination amends the Hearing Services (Participants in the Voucher System) Determination 1997 to prescribe for the submission of a Statutory Declaration to certify the circumstances of a hearing device being destroyed, lost and unlikely to be found or damaged and cannot be reasonably repaired, before a replacement is considered.
Administered by: Health
Registered 08 Sep 2006
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR09-Aug-1999
Tabled Senate09-Aug-1999
Gazetted 29 Jun 1999
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Health (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014

Hearing Services (Participants in the Voucher System) Amendment Determination 1999 (No. 1)

I, BRONWYN KATHLEEN BISHOP, Minister for Aged Care, make this determination under subsection 13 (1) of the Hearing Services Administration Act 1997.

Dated 23 June 1999.

BRONWYN BISHOP

Minister for Aged Care

 


Hearing Services (Participants in the Voucher System) Amendment Determination 1999 (No. 1)1

made under the

 

 

 

Contents

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                        1  Name of determination                                                        2

                        2  Commencement                                                                 2

                        3  Amendment of Hearing Services (Participants in the Voucher System) Determination 1997    2

Schedule 1       Amendments                                                               3

 


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1              Name of determination

                This determination is the Hearing Services (Participants in the Voucher System) Amendment Determination 1999 (No. 1).

2              Commencement

                This determination commences on 1 July 1999.

3              Amendment of Hearing Services (Participants in the Voucher System) Determination 1997

                Schedule 1 amends the Hearing Services (Participants in the Voucher System) Determination 1997.

 


Schedule 1        Amendments

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(section 3)

[1]         Section 1

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1              Name of determination

                This determination is the Hearing Services (Participants in the Voucher System) Determination 1997.

[2]         Section 6, Table B, class no. 1

before item 4, insert

        3A.   Replacement of a hearing device that has been lost, destroyed or damaged, if authorised by the Manager in accordance with section 10 of the Hearing Services Voucher Rules 1997

Note   Subsection 7 (2A) applies.

[3]         Section 6, Table B, class no. 2

before item 4, insert

        3A.   Replacement of a hearing device that has been lost, destroyed or damaged, if authorised by the Manager in accordance with section 10 of the Hearing Services Voucher Rules 1997

Note   Subsection 7 (2A) applies.

[4]         Section 6, Table B, class no. 3, column 2

substitute

          1.   Necessary repairs and maintenance of the hearing device, including the reasonable provision of replacement batteries, for a period of 1 year

Note   Subsection 8 (2) applies.

          2.   Replacement of a hearing device that has been lost, destroyed or damaged, if authorised by the Manager in accordance with section 10 of the Hearing Services Voucher Rules 1997

[5]         After subsection 7 (2)

insert

      (2A)   The service specified in item 3A is available to a participant only if:

                (a)    the participant agrees to accept personal responsibility for paying extra charges incurred because the participant chose a particular replacement hearing device; and

               (b)    the extra charges do not exceed the maximum charge specified in paragraph 20 (2) (c) of the Hearing Services Rules of Conduct 1997.

[6]         Subsection 8 (2)

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item 1

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1.       Made by the Minister for Aged Care on 23 June 1999.