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This Determination creates a fourth class of eligible person, a dependant of an elgible person mentioned in paragraph 5(2)(a-d) of the Hearing Services Administration Act 1997 which recreates the class of eligible persons included in the Hearing Services Administration Act 1997 on its enactment.
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Repealed by Health (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014

Hearing Services (Eligible Persons) Amendment Determination  2006 (No. 1)

Hearing Services Administration Act 1997

I, SANTO SANTORO, Minister for Ageing, make this Determination under subsection 5 (3) of the Hearing Services Administration Act 1997.

Dated 17 July 2006

SANTO SANTORO


1              Name of Determination

                This Determination is the Hearing Services (Eligible Persons) Amendment Determination  2006 (No. 1).

2              Commencement

                This Determination commences on the day after it is registered.

3              Amendment of Hearing Services (Eligible Persons) Determination 1997

                Schedule 1 amends the Hearing Services (Eligible Persons) Determination 1997.


Schedule 1        Amendments

(section 3)

  

[1]           Section 3, after definition of Act

insert

de facto spouse means a person who is living with another person of the opposite sex on a bona fide domestic basis although not legally married to that other person.

dependant, of an eligible person mentioned in paragraph 5 (2) (a), (b), (c) or (d) of the Act, means:

                (a)    a person who has attained the age of 21 years and is the spouse or de facto spouse of the eligible person; or

               (b)    a person who:

                          (i)    has attained the age of 21 years but is under 25 years; and

                         (ii)    is receiving full time education at a school, college or university; and

                         (iii)    is not being paid a disability support pension under the Social Security Act 1991; and

                        (iv)    is wholly or substantially dependent on the eligible person or the spouse or de facto spouse of the eligible person.

[2]           Subsection 4 (1)

omit

(3) or (4)

insert

(3), (4) or (5)

[3]           After subsection 4 (4)

insert

         (5)   The class consists of persons each of whom is:

                (a)    an Australian citizen or Australian permanent resident; and

               (b)    a dependant of an eligible person mentioned in paragraph 5 (2) (a), (b), (c) or (d) of the Act.