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R10/2007 Principles as made
This instrument amends the Treatment Principles (No. R8 of 2004) 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Repealed by Veterans' Affairs (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014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

Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986

 

Veterans’ Entitlements (Treatment Principles–Access to RAP Equipment in Institutions and under Health Programs) Instrument 2007

 

Instrument No. R10/2007

The Repatriation Commission, pursuant to subsection 90(4) of the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986, varies the Treatment Principles (Instrument No. R8 of 2004) in accordance with the Schedule.

 

Dated this                  7th       day of              June                2007

 

 

 

 

mark sullivan

President

 

 

ED KILLESTEYN DEPUTY PRESIDENT

 

 

 

BILL ROLFE

Commissioner

 

Repatriation Commission

 

 

 

 

[1] Name of Instrument

 

This Instrument is the Veterans’ Entitlements (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 Treatment Principles

 

         The Schedule varies the Treatment Principles.

 


 

Schedule                        Variations

 

 

[4]     Paragraph 1.4.1 (definition of “compensable patient”)

 

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.