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Allocation Amendment Principles 2009 (No. 2)

Authoritative Version
  • - F2009L04302
  • No longer in force
Principles as made
This instrument amends the Allocation Principles 1997 to add care leavers to the list of people with special needs for making allocations of places to approved providers.
Administered by: Health
Registered 01 Dec 2009
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR02-Feb-2010
Tabled Senate02-Feb-2010
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Social Services (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014

Allocation Amendment Principles 2009
(No. 2)1

Aged Care Act 1997

I, JUSTINE ELLIOT, Minister for Ageing, make these Principles under subsection 96-1(1) of the Aged Care Act 1997.

Dated:      December 1 2009



Minister for Ageing

1              Name of Principles

                These Principles are the Allocation Amendment Principles 2009 (No. 2).

2              Commencement

                These Principles commence on the day after they are registered.

3              Amendment of Allocation Principles 1997

                Schedule 1 amends the Allocation Principles 1997.

Schedule 1        Amendments

(section 3)

[1]           Section 4.3


care-leaver means a person who was in institutional care or other form of out-of-home care, including foster care, as a child or youth (or both) at some time during the 20th century.

institutional care refers to residential care provided by a government or non‑government organisation, including (but not limited to) any of the following:

(a)        orphanages;
(b)        children’s homes;
(c)        industrial, training or farm schools;
(d)        dormitory or group cottage houses;
(e)        juvenile detention centres;
(f)         mental health or disability facilities.

Note:                 The definitions are inserted in the appropriate alphabetical position in section 4.3 determined on a letter-by-letter basis (see section 14A of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901).

[2]           After subsection 4.4C


                4.4D Care‑leavers

People who are care-leavers are specified.


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