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No. 43 of 2010 Determinations/Veterans' Entitlements as made
Amendment of Statement of Principles concerning anxiety disorder.
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Repealed by Veterans' Affairs (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014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

 

ANXIETY DISORDER

No. 43 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 anxiety disorder No. 43 of 2010.

 

2.                    The Repatriation Medical Authority amends, under subsection 196B(8) of the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986, Statement of Principles concerning anxiety disorder Instrument No. 102 of 2007 by:

 

(A)             Inserting a new factor "(c)(x)" immediately following factor "(c)(ix)" in clause 6 as follows:

 

"(c)(x)             being the victim of severe childhood abuse within the 30 years before the clinical onset of anxiety disorder; or"; and

 

(B)             Inserting a new definition for "severe childhood abuse" in clause 9 as follows:

 

'"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. 102 of 2007, 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