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No. 39 of 2010 Determinations/Veterans' Entitlements as made
Amendment of Statement of Principles concerning intervertebral disc prolapse.
Administered by: Veterans' Affairs
Registered 03 May 2010
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR11-May-2010
Tabled Senate11-May-2010
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Veterans' Affairs (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014

 

 

Amendment Statement of Principles

concerning

 

INTERVERTEBRAL DISC PROLAPSE

No. 39 of 2010

 

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 intervertebral disc prolapse No. 39 of 2010.

 

2.                    The Repatriation Medical Authority amends, under subsection 196B(8) of the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986, Statement of Principles concerning intervertebral disc prolapse Instrument No. 40 of 2007, as amended by Instrument No. 81 of 2008, by:

 

(A)             Replacing the phrase "motorised aircraft" in factor "(da)" of clause 6 with the phrase "powered aircraft ";

 

(B)             Replacing the phrase "motorised aircraft" in factor "(ka)" of clause 6 with the phrase "powered aircraft";

 

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

 

"(daa)   flying in a helicopter as operational aircrew, for a cumulative total of at least 5000 hours within the ten years before the clinical onset of intervertebral disc prolapse; or";

 


(D)            Adding a new factor "(kaa)" in clause 6 immediately following factor "(ka)" as follows:

 

"(kaa)   flying in a helicopter as operational aircrew, for a cumulative total of at least 5000 hours within the ten years before the clinical worsening of intervertebral disc prolapse; or"; and

 

(E)             Replacing the definition of "high performance aircraft" in clause 9 with the following:

 

'"high performance aircraft" means an aircraft capable of generating an acceleration force (G force) of four G or more, during routine, normal operations;'.

 

3.                    The amendment made by this instrument applies to all matters to which Instrument No. 40 of 2007, as amended by Instrument No. 81 of 2008, section 120B of the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986 and section 339 of the Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004 apply.

 

4.                    The amendments made by this instrument take effect from 12 May 2010.

 

Dated this       twenty-second day of              April         2010.

 

 

The Common Seal of the                  )

Repatriation Medical Authority       )

was affixed to this instrument          )

in the presence of                              )

KEN DONALD

CHAIRPERSON