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User Rights Amendment Principles 2012 (No. 2)

Authoritative Version
  • - F2012L01346
  • No longer in force
Principles as made
These principles amend the User Rights Principles 1997 to specify that approved providers must inform elegible aged care recipients to whom they are providing residential care of their eligibility for a reduction in their basic daily care fees using the methodology described in the Residential Care Subsidy Principles 1997.
Administered by: Health
Registered 26 Jun 2012
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR28-Jun-2012
Tabled Senate29-Jun-2012
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Social Services (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014


User Rights Amendment Principles 2012 (No. 2)¹


Aged Care Act 1997

I, MARK BUTLER, Minister for Mental Health and Ageing, make these Principles under section 96‑1 of the Aged Care Act 1997.


Dated   29 May 2012








Minister for Ageing



1              Name of Principles

                These Principles are the User Rights Amendment Principles 2012 (No. 2).

2              Commencement

                These Principles commence on 1 July 2012.

3              Amendment of User Rights Principles

                Schedule 1 amends the User Rights Principles 1997.

Schedule 1        Amendments

(section 3)


[1]           After section 23.14



23.14A   Information to be given to eligible care recipients about reduction in resident fees


          If a care recipient is eligible for a reduction in the maximum amount of resident fees the care recipient may be required to pay if the approved provider complies with the eligibility requirements for the basic daily fee supplement, the approved provider must give information to the care recipient, or his or her representative, about the care recipient’s eligibility for the reduction.


Note     For conditions of eligibility for the basic daily fee supplement see section 21.25F of the Residential Care Subsidy Principles 1997.


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