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No. 105 of 2007 Determinations/Veterans' Entitlements as made
Amendment of Statement of Principles concerning shin splints.
Administered by: Veterans' Affairs
Registered 13 Sep 2007
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR18-Sep-2007
Tabled Senate18-Sep-2007
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Veterans' Affairs (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014

 

Amendment Statement of Principles

concerning

 

SHIN SPLINTS

No. 105 of 2007

 

for the purposes of the

 

Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986

and

Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004

 

1.                      This Instrument may be cited as Statement of Principles concerning shin splints No. 105 of 2007.

 

2.                      The Repatriation Medical Authority amends, under subsection 196B(8) of the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986, Statement of Principles concerning shin splints No. 49 of 2006 by:

 

(A)             Inserting new factors in clause 6 as follows:

 

"(d)      having a sudden increase in the frequency, duration, or intensity of weight bearing exercise involving the affected lower limb, at the time of the clinical worsening of shin splints; or

 

(e)       undertaking weight bearing exercise involving the affected lower limb at a rate greater than six METs for at least one hour per day on more days than not over a period of at least the three months, before the clinical worsening of shin splints; or

 

(f)        for medial tibial stress syndrome only, having an injury that has resulted in excess pronation of the foot of the affected limb before the clinical worsening of shin splints; or";

 

(B)             re-numbering existing factor "(d)" in clause 6 as "(g)"; and

 

(C)             deleting the words "Paragraph 6(d) applies" in clause 7 and replacing with the words "Paragraphs 6(d) to 6(g) apply".

 

 

3.                      The amendment made by this instrument applies to all matters to which Instrument No. 49 of 2006, section 120A of the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986 and section 338 of the Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004 apply.

 

4.                      The amendment made by this instrument takes effect from 19 September 2007.

 

Dated this       fifth         day of              September           2007

 

 

The Common Seal of the                  )

Repatriation Medical Authority       )

was affixed to this instrument          )

in the presence of                              )

 

KEN DONALD

CHAIRPERSON