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R7/2008 Principles as made
This instrument varies the Treatment Principles (No. R8 of 2004) to enable the Repatriation Commission to accept financial responsibility for the additional residential care amount that certain veterans are liable to pay as a result of their transfer from Rozelle Hospital into residential care facilities.
Administered by: Veterans' Affairs
Registered 04 Jun 2008
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR16-Jun-2008
Tabled Senate16-Jun-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Repealed by Veterans' Affairs (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014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 – Transfer of Veterans from Rozelle Hospital) Instrument 2008


Instrument No. R7/2008

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      9th       day of    April              2008





mark sullivan











Repatriation Commission





[1] Name of Instrument


This Instrument is the Veterans’ Entitlements (Treatment Principles – Transfer of Veterans from Rozelle Hospital) Instrument 2008.


[2] Commencement


This Instrument is to be taken to have commenced on 1 November 2007.


[3] Variation of the Treatment Principles


         The Schedule varies the Treatment Principles.



Schedule                        Variations


[4]     Paragraph 1.4.1 (definition of “Notes for Providers of Optometric Services/Dispensers of Optical Appliances”)


After this definition, insert:


nursing-home-type care” means the treatment described in paragraph 9.3 of the Principles.




[5]     Paragraph 1.4.1 (definition of “residential care amount”)


After this definition, insert:


“residential care facility” means a facility in which residential care is provided to a person.



[6]     Paragraph 1.4.1 (definition of “revoked Treatment Principles”)


After this definition, insert:


          “Rozelle Hospital means the institution that was in operation and known as Rozelle Hospital, corner Glover Street and Balmain Road in the Repatriation Hastings (H) Ward immediately before 1 November 2007.


[7]     Paragraph 1.4.1 (definition of “veteran”)


After this definition, insert:


“veteran has been transferred from Rozelle Hospital means a veteran who was a patient receiving nursing-home-type care at Rozelle Hospital on or after 1 November 2007.



[8]     After paragraph 10.5.1




10.5A Part-Payment of residential care amount for veterans transferred from Rozelle Hospital


10.5A.1  Where a veteran has been transferred from Rozelle Hospital to a residential care facility the Commission shall accept financial responsibility for that part of the veteran’s residential care amount that exceeds the residential care amount the veteran would have paid had the veteran remained in nursing-home-type care at Rozelle Hospital.