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R18/2007 Principles as made
This instrument amends the Treatment Principles (Instrument No. R8 of 2004) to remove the requirement for prior approval to apply to all rehabilitation appliances under the Rehabilitation Appliances Program.
Administered by: Veterans' Affairs
Registered 25 Sep 2007
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR12-Feb-2008
Tabled Senate12-Feb-2008
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Repealed by Veterans' Affairs (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014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–Removal of Prior Approval under the Rehabilitation Appliances Program) Instrument 2007

 

Instrument No. R18/2007

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                  16th     day of                          July      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 – Removal of Prior Approval under the Rehabilitation Appliances Program) 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

 

 

[1] Paragraph 3.2.1(r)

 

Omit the paragraph, substitute:

 

          (r) provision of rehabilitation appliances specified as requiring prior approval in or under Part 11;

 

 

[2] Paragraph 3.2.1(t)

 

Omit the paragraph, substitute:

 

          (t) repair of a rehabilitation appliance specified as requiring prior approval in or under Part 11;

 

 

[3] Paragraph 11.2.2

 

Omit the paragraph, substitute:

 

11.2A Prior Approval

 

11.2A.1         If under this Part or under the documents entitled, respectively, the “RAP National Schedule of Equipment” in force on 1 July 2007 and the "Rehabilitation Appliances Program (RAP) National Guidelines" in force on 1 July 2007, the Commission's prior approval is required for the supply of a rehabilitation appliance to an entitled person or the alteration to, replacement or repair of a rehabilitation appliance, then the Commission is not to accept financial liability for the supply, alteration, replacement or repair, as the case may be, unless it has granted that prior approval.

 

Note: in granting prior approval the Commission must consider the matters in paragraph 3.2.2.