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SLI 2006 No. 199 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the Health Insurance (Professional Services Review) Regulations 1999.
Administered by: Health
Registered 28 Jul 2006
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR08-Aug-2006
Tabled Senate08-Aug-2006
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Health (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014

Health Insurance (Professional Services Review) Amendment Regulations 2006 (No. 1)1

Select Legislative Instrument 2006 No. 199

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 27 July 2006

P. M. JEFFERY

Governor-General

By His Excellency’s Command

TONY ABBOTT


1              Name of Regulations

                These Regulations are the Health Insurance (Professional Services Review) Amendment Regulations 2006 (No. 1).

2              Commencement

                These Regulations commence on the day after they are registered.

3              Amendment of Health Insurance (Professional Services Review) Regulations 1999

                Schedule 1 amends the Health Insurance (Professional Services Review) Regulations 1999.


Schedule 1        Amendments

(regulation 3)

  

[1]           Regulation 7, definition of professional attendance

substitute

professional attendance means a service of a kind mentioned in group A1, A2, A5, A6, A7, A9, A11, A13, A14, A15, A16, A17, A18, A19, A20, A21, A22 or A23 of Part 3 of the general medical services table.

[2]           After regulation 11

insert

Part 4                 Appropriate regulatory and other bodies for referral of professional issues

12            Appropriate body for non‑compliance with professional standards

         (1)   For paragraph 106XB (3) (a) of the Act, the appropriate body is a body specified in column 2 of an item in Schedule 1 that, in the State or Territory in which the general practitioner practises his or her practice:

                (a)    is responsible for registering or licensing general practitioners or for regulating the practice of the profession; and

               (b)    has the power to take action against the general practitioner in relation to the practitioner’s failure to comply with professional standards.

         (2)   For paragraph 106XB (3) (b) of the Act, the appropriate body is a body specified in column 2 of an item in Schedule 2 that, in the State or Territory in which the practitioner (being a practitioner other than a general practitioner) practises his or her practice or specialty:

                (a)    is responsible for registering or licensing practitioners for practice in the profession or specialty to which the practitioner belongs or for regulating the practice of that profession or specialty; and

               (b)    has the power to take action against the practitioner in relation to the practitioner’s failure to comply with professional standards.

Schedule 1        Regulatory and other bodies to which non-compliance by general practitioner may be referred

(subregulation 12 (1))

 

Item

Body

1

New South Wales Medical Board

Medical Practitioners Board of Victoria

Medical Board of Queensland

Medical Board of Western Australia

Medical Board of South Australia

Medical Council of Tasmania

Medical Board of the Australian Capital Territory

Medical Board of the Northern Territory

2

General Practice Recognition Appeal Committee

General Practice Recognition Eligibility Committee

Royal Australian College of General Practitioners

3

Australian General Practice Accreditation Limited

Quality Practice Accreditation Pty Ltd

Schedule 2        Regulatory and other bodies to which non-compliance by practitioner other than a general practitioner may be referred

(subregulation 12 (2))

 

Item

Body

1

New South Wales Medical Board

Medical Practitioners Board of Victoria

Medical Board of Queensland

Medical Board of Western Australia

Medical Board of South Australia

Medical Council of Tasmania

Medical Board of the Australian Capital Territory

Medical Board of the Northern Territory

2

Chiropractors Registration Board of New South Wales

Osteopaths Registration Board of New South Wales

Chiropractors Registration Board of Victoria

Osteopaths Registration Board of Victoria

Chiropractors Board of Queensland

Osteopaths Board of Queensland

Chiropractors Registration Board of Western Australia

Osteopaths Registration Board of Western Australia

Chiropractors Board of South Australia

Chiropractors and Osteopaths Registration Board of Tasmania

Chiropractors and Osteopaths Board of the Australian Capital Territory

Chiropractors and Osteopaths Board of the Northern Territory

3

Dental Board of New South Wales

Dental Practice Board of Victoria

Dental Board of Queensland

Dental Board of Western Australia

Dental Board of South Australia

Dental Board of Tasmania

Dental Board of the Australian Capital Territory

Dental Board of the Northern Territory

4

Optometrists Registration Board of New South Wales

Optometrists Registration Board of Victoria

Optometrists Board of Queensland

Optometrists Registration Board of Western Australia

Optometrists Board of South Australia

Optometrists Registration Board of Tasmania

Optometrists Board of the Australian Capital Territory

Optometrists Board of the Northern Territory

5

Physiotherapists Registration Board of New South Wales

Physiotherapists Registration Board of Victoria

Physiotherapists Board of Queensland

Physiotherapists Registration Board of Western Australia

Physiotherapists Board of South Australia

Physiotherapists Registration Board of Tasmania

Physiotherapists Board of the Australian Capital Territory

Physiotherapists Registration Board of the Northern Territory

6

Podiatrists Registration Board of New South Wales

Podiatrists Registration Board of Victoria

Podiatrists Board of Queensland

Podiatrists Registration Board of Western Australia

Podiatry Board of South Australia

Podiatrists Registration Board of Tasmania

Podiatrists Board of the Australian Capital Territory

7

Medicare Australia


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.