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M18/2008 Principles as made
This instrument amends the MRCA Treatment Principles (Principles) made under the Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004 to incorporate updated non-legislative documents into the Principles, require grants of prior-approval for rehabilitation appliances to be recorded in writing and to correct drafting errors.
Administered by: Veterans' Affairs
Registered 02 Sep 2008
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR04-Sep-2008
Tabled Senate04-Sep-2008
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Veterans' Affairs (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014

 

Australian Government

Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004

 

MRCA Treatment Principles (Incorporated Documents Update) Instrument 2008

 

Instrument No. M18/2008

 

 

I, Alan Griffin, Minister for Veterans’ Affairs, pursuant to subsection 286(3) of the Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004, approve this instrument made by the Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Commission.

Dated this         27th      day of               August 2008

Alan Griffin…............................................................................

ALAN GRIFFIN

 

The Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Commission, pursuant to subsection 286(2) of the Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004, varies the MRCA Treatment Principles (Instrument No.M21 of 2004) in accordance with the Schedule.

Dated this         21st      day of               August 2008

 

The Seal of the                                                 )

Military Rehabilitation                                       )

and Compensation Commission                      )

was affixed hereto in the                                    )

presence of:                                                      )

Ed Killesteyn                                                              WD Rolfe

…………………………………………SEAL..……………………………………....

ED KILLESTEYN                             BRIGADIER W D ROLFE AO (Rtd)

ACTING CHAIR                                                  MEMBER

 

 

[1]     Name of Instrument

This instrument is the MRCA Treatment Principles (Incorporated Documents Update) Instrument 2008.

 

[2]  Commencement

 

This instrument commences on the day after it is registered on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments.

 

Schedule

 

1.       Paragraph 1.4.1 (Interpretation)

 

          insert:

 

in force on the date in Schedule 3, in relation to a document, means that on the date in Schedule 3 for the document:

 

(a)      if the document is required under the Principles to be approved by the Commission or approved by the Repatriation Commission or approved by the Department or approved by any of these entities – the document has been approved as required.

 

Note: an example being the Notes for Local Medical Officers (para.1.4.1).

 

(b)     if the document is prepared on behalf of the Commission, the Repatriation Commission or the Department but is not required under the Principles to be approved in a manner in paragraph (a) – the document has been approved in a manner in paragraph (a).

 

                    Note: an example being a Fee Schedule (para.1.4.1).

 

(c)     if the document is not prepared for a purpose in paragraph (b) and is not required under the Principles to be approved in a manner in paragraph (a) – the document exists.

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.       Paragraph 1.4.1 (definition of dental schedules)

 

            omit, substitute:

 

“dental schedules” means the documents known as Dental Schedules A, B and C and the document entitled “Dental Prosthetist Schedule”, that list the dental services arranged by the Commission for entitled members – being documents approved by the Commission, the Repatriation Commission or the Department and in force on the date in Schedule 3 for these documents.

 

3.       Paragraph 11.2A.1

 

          after this paragraph insert:

 

11.2A.2       A grant of prior approval must be recorded in writing by the Department within 7 days after it has been made.

 

11.2A.3       The record may be maintained in electronic form and must be stored by the Department for a period of at least 12 months commencing on the 8th day after the grant of prior approval was made.

 

4.       Schedule 3 (Dates for Incorporated Documents)

 

          omit:

 

1 November 2007

 

          substitute:

 

          1 September 2008