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This instrument designates persons to receive notices that are to be lodged by proprietors of diagnostic imaging practices seeking deemed accreditation.
Administered by: Health
Registered 31 Mar 2010
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR11-May-2010
Tabled Senate11-May-2010

Health Insurance (Diagnostic Imaging Accreditation – Designated Persons) Instrument 2010

Health Insurance Amendment (Diagnostic Imaging Accreditation) Act 2007

I, NICOLA ROXON, the Minister for Health and Ageing, make this instrument under subitem 12A(12) of Schedule 1 to the Health Insurance Amendment (Diagnostic Imaging Accreditation) Act 2007.

Dated   30/3/10

NICOLA ROXON

Minister for Health and Ageing


1              Name of instrument

                This instrument is the Health Insurance (Diagnostic Imaging Accreditation – Designated Persons) Instrument 2010.

2              Purpose of instrument

                The purpose of this instrument is to designate persons to receive notices that are to be lodged by proprietors of diagnostic imaging practices seeking deemed accreditation. 

3              Commencement

   This instrument commences immediately after the commencement of Schedule 1 to the Health Insurance Amendment (Diagnostic Imaging Accreditation) Act 2010.

4              Interpretation

                (1)  An expression used in this instrument has the same meaning as in the Act.

                (2)  In this instrument:

Act means the Health Insurance Act 1973.

amending Act means the Health Insurance Amendment (Diagnostic Imaging Accreditation) Act 2007.

diagnostic imaging practice means diagnostic imaging premises or a base for mobile diagnostic imaging equipment.

Note 1   Unless a contrary intention appears, an expression used in this instrument has the same meaning as in the amending Act see section 13 of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003.

Note 2   Terms defined in subsection 3(1) of the Act and which are used in this instrument include base for mobile diagnostic imaging equipment, diagnostic imaging premises and proprietor.

Note 3   Terms defined in item 12A of Schedule 1 to the amending Act and which are used in this instrument include deemed accreditation.

5              Designation of persons for the purposes of deemed accreditation

                For the purposes of subitem 12A(12) of Schedule 1 to the amending Act the designated persons with whom notices under subitem 12A(4) of Schedule 1 to the amending Act are to be lodged are:

                (a)  Health and Disability Auditing Australia Pty Ltd (ACN 134 482 625);

                (b)  National Association of Testing Authorities Australia (ACN 004 379 748); and

                (c)  Quality in Practice Pty Ltd (ACN 094 965 590).