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Medical Indemnity Amendment Regulations 2006 (No. 1)

Authoritative Version
  • - F2006L00955
  • No longer in force
SLI 2006 No. 72 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the Medical Indemnity Regulations 2003 to exempt insurers from the competitive advantage payment if the insurer enters into a deed of agreement with the Commonwealth to pay a lump sum to redress the competitive advantage received by the insurer.
Administered by: Health
Registered 31 Mar 2006
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR09-May-2006
Tabled Senate09-May-2006
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Health (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014

Medical Indemnity Amendment Regulations 2006 (No. 1)1

Select Legislative Instrument 2006 No. 72

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 Medical Indemnity Act 2002.

Dated 30 March 2006



By His Excellency’s Command


1              Name of Regulations

                These Regulations are the Medical Indemnity Amendment Regulations 2006 (No. 1).

2              Commencement

                These Regulations commence on the day after they are registered.

3              Amendment of Medical Indemnity Regulations 2003

                Schedule 1 amends the Medical Indemnity Regulations 2003.

Schedule 1        Amendment

(regulation 3)


[1]           After Division 3.1


Division 3.1A        Competitive advantage payment

25A         Competitive advantage payment exemption

         (1)   For subsection 59C (1) of the Act, a person (the insurer) is exempt from competitive advantage payment if:

                (a)    the insurer has entered into a deed of agreement with the Commonwealth to pay, as a lump sum, an amount to the Commonwealth to redress the competitive advantage received by the insurer, or a participating MDO of the insurer, through participation in the IBNR indemnity scheme; and

               (b)    the insurer has paid to the Commonwealth the amount mentioned in paragraph (a) in accordance with the deed of agreement.

         (2)   In this regulation:

participating MDO has the same meaning as in section 3 of the Medical Indemnity (Competitive Advantage Payment) Act 2005.


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.