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Principles as made
These principles amend the User Rights Principles to specify, for the purposes of sections 56-1 and 56-3 of the Aged Care Act 1997, an additional responsibility of approved providers of residential care and flexible care provided through a multi-purpose service.
Administered by: Social Services
Made 15 Apr 2014
Registered 23 Apr 2014
Tabled HR 13 May 2014
Tabled Senate 14 May 2014
Date of repeal 20 May 2014
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 5A of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003
Table of contents.

 

User Rights Amendment (Publication of Accommodation Payment Information) Principles 2014

I, Mitch Fifield, Assistant Minister for Social Services, make the following principles under section 96‑1 of the Aged Care Act 1997.

Dated                                       15/04/2014

Mitch Fifield

Assistant Minister for Social Services

 

  

  


Contents

1............ Name of principles........................................................................................................ 1

2............ Commencement............................................................................................................. 1

3............ Authority....................................................................................................................... 1

4............ Schedule(s).................................................................................................................... 1

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                                          2

User Rights Principles 1997                                                                                                                2

 


1  Name of principles

                   These principles are the User Rights Amendment (Publication of Accommodation Payment Information) Principles 2014.

2  Commencement

                   These principles commence on 19 May 2014.

3  Authority

                   These principles are made under section 96‑1 of the Aged Care Act 1997.

4  Schedule(s)

                   Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.

Schedule 1Amendments

  

User Rights Principles 1997

1  At the end of Division 5 of Part 2

Add:

23.17B  Information about accommodation payments

             (1)  This section applies to an approved provider of a residential care service who is intending to charge care recipients accommodation payments for a room or a part of a room in the service, under the Act as it will be in force on 1 July 2014.

             (2)  The approved provider must comply with sections 7 and 8 of the Fees and Payments Principles 2014 as if those sections had commenced.

2  After Part 3

Insert:

Part 3AUser rights and responsibilities for flexible care

  

23.26A  Purpose of Part (Act, s 56‑3)

                   This Part specifies an additional responsibility of an approved provider of a flexible care service that is a multi‑purpose service.

23.26B  Information about accommodation payments

             (1)  This section applies to an approved provider of a flexible care service that is a multi‑purpose service if the approved provider is intending to charge care recipients accommodation payments for a room or a part of a room in the service, under the Act as it will be in force on 1 July 2014.

Note:          This kind of flexible care service will be an eligible flexible care service for the purposes of the Act as it will be in force on 1 July 2014.

             (2)  The approved provider must comply with sections 7 and 8 of the Fees and Payments Principles 2014 as if those sections had commenced.