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No. 50 of 2009 Determinations/Veterans' Entitlements as made
Amendment of Statement of Principles concerning personality disorder.
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Repealed by Veterans' Affairs (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014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

 

PERSONALITY DISORDER

No. 50 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 personality disorder No. 50 of 2009.

 

2.                      The Repatriation Medical Authority amends, under subsection 196B(8) of the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986, Statement of Principles concerning personality disorder No. 71 of 2008 by:

 

(A)             Replacing the definition of "severe childhood abuse" in clause 9 with the following:

'"severe childhood abuse" means:

(a)               serious physical, emotional, psychological or sexual harm whilst a child aged under 16 years; or

(b)               neglect involving a serious failure to provide the necessities for health, physical and emotional development, or wellbeing whilst a child aged under 16 years;

where such serious harm or neglect has been perpetrated by a parent, a care provider, an adult who works with or around that child, or any other adult in contact with that child;'.

 

3.                      The amendment made by this instrument applies to all matters to which Instrument No. 71 of 2008, 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