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This determination amends the Disability Care Load Assessment (Child) Determination 2010 to ensure consistency with the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders – Version 5.
Administered by: Social Services
Registered 25 Sep 2014
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR30-Sep-2014
Tabled Senate30-Sep-2014
Date of repeal 26 Sep 2014
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 5A of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003

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Disability Care Load Assessment (Child) Amendment Determination 2014

Social Security Act 1991

I, FINN PRATT, Secretary of the Department of Social Services, make this Determination under section 38E of the Social Security Act 1991.

Dated            18   September 2014

 

Finn Pratt

 

Secretary of the Department of Social Services

 

 

1             Name of Determination

                This Determination is the Disability Care Load Assessment (Child) Amendment Determination 2014.

2             Commencement

                This Determination is taken to have commenced on 18 May 2013.

3             Amendment of Disability Care Load Assessment (Child) Determination 2010

                Schedule 1 amends the Disability Care Load Assessment (Child) Determination 2010.

 

Schedule 1        Amendment

(Section 3)

 

[1]           Schedule 3, Part 1, clause 9

Substitute

9.       The following conditions:

(a)       Autism Spectrum Disorder when diagnosed by a psychiatrist, developmental paediatrician, or a registered psychologist experienced in the assessment of Pervasive Developmental Disorders and using the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5);

(b)       Autistic Disorder or Asperger’s Disorder (not including Pervasive Developmental Disorder not otherwise specified) when diagnosed by a psychiatrist, developmental paediatrician, or a registered psychologist experienced in the assessment of Pervasive Development Disorders and using the fourth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders
(DSM-IV).

[2]           Schedule 3, Part 1, clause 10

Substitute

10.       The following conditions:

(a)    Childhood Disintegrative Disorder diagnosed by a psychiatrist using DSM-IV;

(b)    Major depression of childhood diagnosed by a psychiatrist using DSM-IV or DSM-5;

(c)    Childhood schizophrenia diagnosed by a psychiatrist using   DSM-IV or DSM-5.