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No. 51 of 2008 Determinations/Veterans' Entitlements as made
Amendment of Statement of Principles concerning diverticular disease of the colon.
Administered by: Veterans' Affairs
Registered 25 Jun 2008
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR26-Aug-2008
Tabled Senate26-Aug-2008
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Veterans' Affairs (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014

 

 

 

 

 

REPATRIATION MEDICAL AUTHORITY

 

INSTRUMENT NO. 51 OF 2008

 

VETERANS’ ENTITLEMENTS ACT 1986

MILITARY REHABILITATION AND COMPENSATION ACT 2004

 

EXPLANATORY NOTES FOR TABLING

 

 

1.             The Repatriation Medical Authority (the Authority) has determined, under subsection 196B(2) of the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986 (the VEA) the attached Instrument No. 51 of 2008.

 

2.             This instrument amends Instrument No. 13 of 2008 Statement of Principles concerning diverticular disease of the colon (‘the Instrument’).

 

3.             The amendment corrects an error in mathematical calculation and clarifies factor "(b)" in clause 6 of Instrument No. 13 of 2008, by replacing the existing wording with the following:

 

"an inability to consume an average daily intake of at least 30 grams of dietary fibre, or a cumulative total of 54 750 grams of dietary fibre, within the five years before the clinical onset of diverticular disease of the colon; or"

 

4.             The Instrument specifies a date of effect for the Instrument in accordance with sub-section 12(1)(a) of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003.