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No. 124 of 2011 Determinations/Veterans' Entitlements as made
Amendment of Statement of Principles concerning cerebrovascular accident.
Administered by: Veterans' Affairs
Registered 27 Oct 2011
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR01-Nov-2011
Tabled Senate01-Nov-2011
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Veterans' Affairs (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014

REPATRIATION MEDICAL AUTHORITY

 

INSTRUMENT NO. 124 OF 2011

 

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(3) & (8) of the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986 (the VEA) Statement of Principles Instrument No. 124 of 2011.

2.             This Instrument amends Statement of Principles Instrument No. 52 of 2006 concerning cerebrovascular accident, by:

·                      replacing factor 6(l)(v) concerning 'non-steroidal anti-inflammatory class of drugs';

·                      adding a new factor 6(l)(xxi) concerning 'migraine'; and

·                      adding a definition for 'having active migraine' in clause 9.

3.             This Instrument also specifies a date of effect for the amendment in accordance with subsection 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 cerebrovascular accident in the Government Notices Gazette of 23 March 2011, 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.  One submission was received for consideration by the Authority during the investigation.

5.             The determining of this Instrument finalises the investigation in relation to cerebrovascular accident as advertised in the Government Notices Gazette of 23 March 2011.

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