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Determinations/Other as amended, taking into account amendments up to Family Assistance (Meeting the Immunistaion Requirements) Amendment Determination 2003 (No. 1)
Administered by: Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs; Education, Employment and Workplace Relations
Registered 17 Aug 2009
Start Date 19 Sep 2003
End Date 01 Jul 2013
Date of repeal 01 Jul 2013
Repealed by Child Care Benefit (Immunisation Requirements) (DEEWR) Determination 2013

Family Assistance (Meeting the Immunisation Requirements) Determination 2003

as amended

made under subsection 7(2) of the

A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999

This compilation was prepared on 14 August 2009
taking into account amendments up to Family Assistance (Meeting the Immunistaion Requirements) Amendment Determination 2003 (No. 1)

Prepared by the Public Law Branch,
Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs, Canberra

 


Contents

Page

 

Section

1                             Name of Determination [see Note 1] 3

2                             Commencement [see Note 1] 3

2A                          Definitions  3

3                             Participants in vaccine study conducted by Murdoch Children’s Research Institute  3

4                             Temporary unavailability of vaccine  3

5                             Children vaccinated overseas  4

Notes     5

 


1          Name of Determination [see Note 1]

            This Determination is the Family Assistance (Meeting the Immunisation Requirements) Determination 2003.

2          Commencement [see Note 1]

            This Determination commences on gazettal.

2A       Definitions

In this Determination:

catch up vaccination schedule means the catch up vaccination schedule determined in the Family Assistance (Vaccination Schedules) Determination 2003.

recognised immunisation provider— see subsection 3 (1) of the A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999.

relevant authority means a person or organisation that a Commonwealth, State or Territory health authority has authorised to make declarations for the purpose of paragraph 4 (1) (a).

standard vaccination schedule means the standard vaccination schedule determined in the Family Assistance (Vaccination Schedules) Determination 2003.

3          Participants in vaccine study conducted by Murdoch Children’s Research Institute

A child meets the immunisation requirements if:

            (a) the child is included in the class of children who are participants in the vaccine study begun in April 2003 being conducted at the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne by the Vaccine and Immunisation Research Group at the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute; and

            (b) the child has received all the vaccinations due for the child as required under the A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999, other than any vaccination due at age 18 months.

Note   Vaccinations are due in accordance with vaccination schedules determined under section 4 of the A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999.

4          Temporary unavailability of vaccine

(1) A child who has not received a vaccination that the child is required to receive at a particular age meets the immunisation requirements if:

(a) a recognised immunisation provider, or a relevant authority, declares, in writing, that the vaccine for that vaccination is, or all of the vaccines for that vaccination are, temporarily unavailable; and

(b) the child has received all other vaccinations that the child is required to have received by that age.

(2) Subsection (1) applies only until the vaccine, or one of the vaccines, becomes available.

5          Children vaccinated overseas

A child who has received vaccinations in another country meets the immunisation requirements if a recognised immunisation provider declares, in writing, that:

            (a) the vaccinations have provided the same level of immunisation that would have been acquired if the child had been immunised in accordance with the standard vaccination schedule; or

            (b) the vaccinations have provided the same level of immunisation that would have been acquired if the child had been immunised in accordance with the catch up vaccination schedule.

 


Notes

The Family Assistance (Meeting the Immunisation Requirements) Determination 2003 (in force under subsection 7(2) of the A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999) as shown in this compilation is amended as indicated in the Tables below.

Table of Instruments

Title

Date of notification in Gazette or FRLI registration

Date of commencement

Application, saving or transitional provisions

Family Assistance (Meeting the Immunisation Requirements) Determination 2003

13 August 2003 (see Gazette 2003, No. S 313)

13 August 2003

 

Family Assistance (Meeting the Immunisation Requirements) Amendment Determination 2003 (No. 1)

31 October 2003 (see Gazette 2003, No. S 404)

19 September 2003

 

 


Table of Amendments

ad. = added or inserted      am. = amended      rep. = repealed      rs. = repealed and substituted

Provision affected

How affected

S.2A........................................

ad. 2003 No. 1

S.4...........................................

ad. 2003 No. 1

S.5...........................................

ad. 2003 No. 1