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No. 97 of 2010 Determinations/Veterans' Entitlements as made
Amendment Statement of Principles concerning ischaemic heart disease.
Administered by: Veterans' Affairs
Registered 02 Nov 2010
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR15-Nov-2010
Tabled Senate15-Nov-2010
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Veterans' Affairs (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014

 

 

Amendment Statement of Principles

concerning

 

ISCHAEMIC HEART DISEASE

No. 97 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 ischaemic heart disease No. 97 of 2010.

 

2.                    The Repatriation Medical Authority amends, under subsection 196B(8) of the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986, Statement of Principles concerning ischaemic heart disease Instrument No. 90 of 2007, as amended by Instrument No. 44 of 2009, by:

 

(A)             Inserting a new factor "(pa)" immediately following factor "(p)" in clause 6 as follows:

"(pa)           For acute myocardial infarction only, having an episode of acute cholinergic poisoning from exposure to an organophosphorus ester within the 14 days before the clinical onset of ischaemic heart disease; or";

 

(B)             Inserting a new factor "(ffa)" immediately following factor "(ff)" in clause 6 as follows:

"(ffa)          For acute myocardial infarction only, having an episode of acute cholinergic poisoning from exposure to an organophosphorus ester within the 14 days before the clinical worsening of ischaemic heart disease; or"

and

(C)             Inserting new definitions for "acute cholinergic poisoning" and "an organophosphorus ester" in clause 9 as follows:

 

'"acute cholinergic poisoning" means symptoms and signs due to the inhibition of acetylcholinesterase enzyme activity which occur within the 24 hours following exposure.  These symptoms and signs are: acute paralysis, overwhelming bronchial secretions, bradycardia, gastrointestinal distress, miosis, lacrimation or diarrhoea;'

'"an organophosphorus ester" means an agent used to inhibit acetylcholinesterase, and includes the organophosphate pesticides chlorpyrifos, dichlorvos, EPN (ethyl p-nitrophenyl theonobenzenephosphonate), leptophos, methamidophos, mipafox (diisopropyl phosphorofluoridate), omethoate, parathion, TOCP (tri-ortho-cresyl phosphate), trichlorfon and trichlornat;'.

 

3.                    The amendment made by this instrument applies to all matters to which Instrument No. 90 of 2007, as amended by Instrument No. 44 of 2009, section 120B of the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986 and section 339 of the Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004 apply.

 

4.                    The amendment made by this instrument takes effect from 10 November 2010.

 

Dated this       twenty-seventh       day of              October            2010

 

 

 

The Common Seal of the                  )

Repatriation Medical Authority       )

was affixed to this instrument          )

in the presence of                              )

KEN DONALD

CHAIRPERSON