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These Rules amend the Private Health Insurance (Transition) Rules 2007 and will extend particular existing transitional arrangements to 31 December 2008 to allow restricted access insurers additional time to comply with the requirements of subsection 126-20(6) of the Private Health Insurance Act 2007.
Administered by: Health
Registered 07 Mar 2008
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR18-Mar-2008
Tabled Senate18-Mar-2008
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Health (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014

 

 

Private Health Insurance (Transition) Amendment Rules 2008

 

I, NICOLA ROXON, Minister for Health and Ageing, make these Rules under section 55 of the Private Health Insurance (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Act 2007.

Dated  29th February 2008

 

 

_______NICOLA ROXON___________________

Minister for Health and Ageing

 

 

 


Contents

 

Part 1                   Preliminary                                                                                           3

1.           Name of Rules                                                                                        3

2.           Commencement                                                                                      3

3.           Amendment of the Private Health Insurance (Transition) Rules 2007            3

Schedule―Amendments                                                                                                   4

 

 


Part 1        Preliminary

1.      Name of Rules

These Rules are the Private Health Insurance (Transition) Amendment Rules 2008.

2.      Commencement

These Rules commence on the day after they are registered.

3.      Amendment of the Private Health Insurance (Transition) Rules 2007

The Schedule amends the Private Health Insurance (Transition) Rules 2007.

Schedule―Amendments

[1]         Rule 9

After rule 9, insert

10.             Transition for restricted access insurers

(1)     This rule applies to an applicant for registration as a restricted access insurer under Part 4-3 of the new Act where the applicant at the time of the application:

(a)     is a private health insurer because of subsection 18 (1) of the Transitional Provisions Act; and

(b)     is a restricted access insurer because of subsection 20 (1) of the Transitional Provisions Act; and

(c)     has a constitution that does not comply with subsection 126-20 (6) of the new Act.

(2)     If this rule applies to the applicant, subsection 126‑20 (6) of the new Act does not apply to the insurer until 31 December 2008.

Note

1.       All legislative instruments and compilations are registered on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments kept under the Legislative Instruments Act 2003. See www.frli.gov.au

2.       These Rules amend the Private Health Insurance (Transition) Rules 2007, which commenced on 1 April 2007.