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The Family Assistance (Exemption from Immunisation Requirements) Determination 2003 (this Determination) revokes previous determinations that provided exemptions from the immunisation requirements in the family assistance law and ensures that children of practising members of the Church of Christ, Scientist continue to be exempt from those immunisation requirements.
Administered by: Education, Employment and Workplace Relations; Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs
Made 29 Oct 2003
Registered 12 Feb 2007
Tabled HR 03 Nov 2003
Tabled Senate 24 Nov 2003
Gazetted 31 Oct 2003
Date of repeal 01 Jul 2013
Repealed by Child Care Benefit (Immunisation Requirements) (DEEWR) Determination 2013

I, LARRY ANTHONY, Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, make this Determination under subsection 7 (1) of the A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999.

Dated 29 October 2003

LARRY ANTHONY


  

  

1              Name of Determination

                This Determination is the Family Assistance (Exemption from Immunisation Requirements) Determination 2003.

2              Commencement

                This Determination is taken to have commenced on 19 September 2003.

3              Revocation

                The following Determinations are revoked:

                  ·    Family Assistance (Immunisation Requirements Exemption) Determination 2000

                  ·    Family Assistance (Immunisation Requirements Exemption) Amendment Determination 2002 (No. 1).

4              Exemption from immunisation requirements

         (1)   A child is exempt from the requirement to be immunised if:

                (a)    an officer of the Church of Christ, Scientist declares, in writing, that a person in relation to whom the child is an FTB child, or the partner of such a person, is a practising member of that Church; and

               (b)    a copy of the declaration is given to an agency.

Note for paragraph (a)   FTB child is defined in subsection 3 (1) of the A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999.

         (2)   In this section:

agency has the meaning given by subsection 3 (1) of the A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999.