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No. 44 of 2010 Determinations/Veterans' Entitlements as made
Amendment of Statement of Principles concerning spondylolisthesis and spondylolysis.
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Repealed by Veterans' Affairs (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014

 

 

REPATRIATION MEDICAL AUTHORITY

 

INSTRUMENT NO. 44 OF 2010

 

VETERANS’ ENTITLEMENTS ACT 1986

MILITARY REHABILITATION AND COMPENSATION ACT 2004

 

EXPLANATORY NOTES FOR TABLING

 

 

1.             The Repatriation Medical Authority (the Authority) has determined, under subsection 196B(2) & (8) of the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986 (the VEA) Statement of Principles Instrument No. 44 of 2010.

 

2.             This instrument amends Statement of Principles Instrument No. 5 of 2006 concerning spondylolisthesis and spondylolysis by deleting the words 'or spondylolysis' from factor 6(e).

 

3.             This Instrument also specifies a date of effect for the amendment in accordance with sub-section 12(1)(a) of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003.

 

4.             Prior to determining this instrument, the Authority advertised its intention to undertake an investigation in relation to spondylolisthesis and spondylolysis in the Government Notices Gazette of 13 January 2010, and circulated a copy of the notice of intention to investigate to a wide range of organisations representing veterans, service personnel and their dependants.  The Authority invited submissions from the Repatriation Commission, organisations and persons referred to in section 196E of the VEA, and any person having expertise in the field.  No submissions were received for consideration by the Authority during the investigation.

 

5.             The determining of this instrument finalises the investigation in relation to spondylolisthesis and spondylolysis as advertised in the Government Notices Gazette of 13 January 2010.

 

6.             A list of references relating to the above condition is available to any person or organisation referred to in subsection 196E(1)(a) to (c) of the VEA.  Any such request must be made in writing to the Repatriation Medical Authority at the following address:

 

The Registrar

Repatriation Medical Authority Secretariat

GPO Box 1014

BRISBANE    QLD    4001