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No. 42 of 2009 Determinations/Veterans' Entitlements as made
Amendment of Statement of Principles concerning systemic lupus erythematosus.
Administered by: Veterans' Affairs
Registered 23 Jun 2009
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR25-Jun-2009
Tabled Senate25-Jun-2009
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Veterans' Affairs (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014

 

 

Amendment Statement of Principles

concerning

 

SYSTEMIC LUPUS ERYTHEMATOSUS

No. 42 of 2009

 

for the purposes of the

 

Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986

and

Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004

 

1.                      This Instrument may be cited as Statement of Principles concerning systemic lupus erythematosus No. 42 of 2009.

 

2.                      The Repatriation Medical Authority amends, under subsection 196B(8) of the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986, Statement of Principles concerning systemic lupus erythematosus No. 86 of 2007 by:

 

(A)             Replacing existing factor "(a)" in clause 6 with the following:

"(a)      inhaling respirable crystalline silica dust, at the time material containing crystalline silica was being:

(i)     produced;

(ii)    excavated;

(iii)   drilled, cut or ground; or

(iv)    used in construction, manufacturing, cleaning or blasting,

for a cumulative period of at least 2000 hours before the clinical onset of systemic lupus erythematosus; or";

 

(B)             Replacing existing factor "(e)" in clause 6 with the following:

"(e)      inhaling respirable crystalline silica dust, at the time material containing crystalline silica was being:

(i)     produced;

(ii)    excavated;

(iii)   drilled, cut or ground; or

(iv)    used in construction, manufacturing, cleaning or blasting,

for a cumulative period of at least 2000 hours before the clinical worsening of systemic lupus erythematosus; or";

 

(C)             Inserting a new factor "(da)" immediately following factor "(d)" in clause 6 as follows:

"(da)    being exposed to sunlight or ultraviolet light at a level sufficient to induce sunburn at least 24 hours, but not more than two months, before the clinical onset of systemic lupus erythematosus; or";

 

(D)            Inserting a new factor "(ia)" immediately following factor "(i)" in clause 6 as follows:

"(ia)     being exposed to sunlight or ultraviolet light at a level sufficient to induce sunburn at least 24 hours, but not more than two months, before the clinical worsening of systemic lupus erythematosus; or".

 

3.                      The amendments made by this instrument apply to all matters to which Instrument No. 86 of 2007, section 120B of the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986 and section 339 of the Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004 apply.

 

4.                      The amendment made by this instrument takes effect from 1 July 2009.

 

 

Dated this       nineteenth             day of              June  2009

 

 

The Common Seal of the                  )

Repatriation Medical Authority       )

was affixed to this instrument          )

in the presence of                              )

KEN DONALD

CHAIRPERSON