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This Determination defines the meaning of supply of a health service in regards to psychiatric hostels and Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander substance abuse institutions.
Administered by: Treasury
Registered 24 Jan 2007
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR14-Aug-2000
Tabled Senate14-Aug-2000
Gazetted 01 Jul 2000
Date of repeal 01 Apr 2017
Repealed by GST-free Supply (Health Services) Determination 2017

GST-free Supply (Health Services) Determination 2000

I, Michael Wooldridge, Minister for Health and Aged Care, make this Determination under paragraph 177-10 (4) (a) of the A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax) Act 1999.

Dated 30 June 2000.

M. WOOLDRIDGE

Minister for Health and Aged Care

 


GST-free Supply (Health Services) Determination 2000

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Contents

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                        1  Name of Determination                                                       2

                        2  Commencement                                                                 2

                        3  Definitions                                                                         2

                        4  GST-free supplies                                                               2

 


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1              Name of Determination

                This Determination is the GST-free Supply (Health Services) Determination 2000.

2              Commencement

                This Determination commences on 1 July 2000. 

3              Definitions

                In this Determination:

Act means the A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax) Act 1999.

psychiatric hostel means a private psychiatric hostel licensed under the Hospitals and Health Services Act 1927 (WA). 

Note   The following expressions that are used in this Determination are defined in the Act:

·         GST-free

·         supply

4              GST-free supplies

         (1)   A supply of a health service of any of the following kinds to a resident under treatment at a psychiatric hostel is a supply determined under paragraph 38-15 (c) of the Act:

                (a)    accommodation;

               (b)    meals and refreshments;

                (c)    laundry;

               (d)    24 hour supervision (including supervision and assistance with medications);

                (e)    assistance with daily living activities (for example: bathing, showering, personal hygiene, grooming, dressing, undressing and communication). 

         (2)   A supply of a health service of any of the following kinds in an institutional full-time residential setting, the primary purpose of which is prevention and control of substance abuse by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, is a supply determined under paragraph 38-15 (c) of the Act:

                (a)    accommodation;

               (b)    meals and refreshments for residents;

                (c)    laundry for residents;

               (d)    supervision (including supervision and assistance with medications). 

Example

Northern Territory community government councils under Part VIII of the Local Government Act 1985 (NT) could benefit from subsection (2).

Note   Subject to the requirements of para 38-15 (a) and (b) of the Act, the supply of any of the services mentioned in subs 4 (1) or (2) is GST-free.