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R32/2006 Principles as made
These Principles include the Vietnam Veterans' Federation as an organisation that is to provide a member to the National Treatment Monitoring Committee.
Administered by: Veterans' Affairs
General Comments: This Instrument was approved by the Minister for Veterans’ Affairs on 21 December 2006 (see Supporting Material).
Registered 30 Jan 2007
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR06-Feb-2007
Tabled Senate06-Feb-2007
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Veterans' Affairs (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014
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EXPLANATORY STATEMENT

 

 

Veterans' Entitlements Act 1986

                    Section 90A

 

 

VETERANS' ENTITLEMENTS (REPATRIATION PRIVATE PATIENT PRINCIPLES 2004 - NEW MEMBER FOR NATMOC) INSTRUMENT 2006

 

PURPOSE OF INSTRUMENT

 

To enable a representative of the Vietnam Veterans’ Federation to be appointed as a member of the National Treatment Monitoring Committee.

 

The National Treatment Monitoring Committee (NATMOC) is established under Part 5 of the Repatriation Private Patient Principles 2004 (RPPPs) and its role (in conjunction with its State and Territory counterparts) is to assist the Repatriation Commission in monitoring the access to, and quality of, treatment arranged for veterans or their dependants as private patients.

 

NATMOC currently consists of eight members drawn from ex service organisations listed in the RPPPs.  The attached Instrument ensures that the Vietnam Veterans’ Federation is one of those listed ex service organisations that is to provide a member to NATMOC.

 

RETROSPECTIVITY

 

None.  The Instrument commences on the day after it is registered on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments.

CONSULTATION

Representatives of the Department of Veterans’ Affairs informally discussed the proposal with NATMOC.  In any event the Instrument does not affect rights or impose obligations.

 

DOCUMENTS INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE

 

None

 

FURTHER DETAILS OF INSTRUMENT

 

See Attachment.

 


 

ATTACHMENT

 

[1]        Refers to the name of the Instrument.

 

[2]        Provides that the Instrument commences on the day after it is registered on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments.

 

[3]        Refers to the Schedule containing the amendments made by the Instrument to the Repatriation Private Patient Principles 2004.

 

[4]        Changes the number of NATMOC members representing veterans and their dependants from eight to nine.

 

[5] [6]  Includes the Vietnam Veterans’ Federation in paragraph 5.2.3(b) of the Repatriation Private Patient Principles 2004.