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M12/2007 Principles as made
This instrument amends the MRCA Treatment Principles to enable entitled persons who are issued rehabilitation appliances prior to entering an institution or prior to entering a Health program to retain the appliance for as long as they need it.
Administered by: Veterans' Affairs
General Comments: This instrument was approved by the Minister for Veterans' Affairs on 24 July 2007.
Registered 09 Aug 2007
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR14-Aug-2007
Tabled Senate15-Aug-2007
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Veterans' Affairs (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014

 

 

 

Australian Government

Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004

 

MRCA Treatment Principles (Access to RAP Equipment in Institutions and under Health Programs) Instrument 2007

 

Instrument No. M12 /2007

The Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Commission, pursuant to subsection 286(2) of the Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004 varies the MRCA Treatment Principles (Instrument No. M21 of 2004) in accordance with the Schedule.

 

 

Dated this                  7th       day of June                            2007

 

 

The Seal of the                                              )

Military Rehabilitation                                   )

and Compensation Commission                )

was affixed hereto in the                             )

presence of:                                                   )

 

 

 

MARK SULLIVAN                 CHAIR            …………………………………………..

 

BILL ROLFE              MEMBER      …………………………………………

 

 

 

 

[1] Name of Instrument

 

This Instrument is the MRCA Treatment Principles (Access to RAP Equipment in Institutions and under Health Programs) Instrument 2007.

 

 

[2] Commencement

 

This Instrument commences on the day after it is

registered on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments.

 

 

[3] Variation of the MRCA Treatment Principles

 

         The Schedule varies the MRCA Treatment Principles.

 


 

Schedule                        Variations

 

 

[4]     Paragraph 1.4.1 (definition of “community services”)

 

After this definition, insert:

 

          “consumable rehabilitation appliance” means an appliance with a short term function and includes appliances such as continence products.

 

 

[5]     After paragraph 11.2.1

 

Insert:

 

Note: an example where the Commission could request the return of a rehabilitation appliance is where it cannot be accommodated in an institution.

 

 

[6]     Paragraph 11.3.6

 

Omit:

 

The Commission will not approve the supply of a rehabilitation appliance to an entitled person in an institution where:

           

Substitute:

 

Subject to paragraph 11.3.6A, the Commission will not approve the supply of a rehabilitation appliance to an entitled person who is in an institution or who has entered a Commonwealth, State or Territory program where:

 

 

[7]     After paragraph 11.3.6(b)

 

Insert:

 

(bb)     the Commission is satisfied that the appliance should be supplied under the Commonwealth, State or Territory program; or

 

 

 

[8]     After paragraph 11.3.6(c)

 

Insert:

 

11.3.6A    (a)   paragraphs 11.3.6(a) and (b) do not apply to a rehabilitation                   appliance that was approved for an entitled person before the person was admitted to the institution;

 

(b)   paragraph 11.3.6(bb) does not apply to a rehabilitation appliance that was approved for an entitled person before the person entered the Commonwealth, State or Territory program.

 

11.3.6B    Paragraph 11.3.6A does not apply to a consumable rehabilitation appliance.