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PB 20 of 2015 Determinations/Health as made
This instrument repeals the National Health (Residential Medication Chart) Determination 2012 to provide that Section 93A of the Act will no longer be relied upon for medication chart prescriptions for persons at a residential aged care facility, with the legal requirements now set out in the National Health (Pharmaceutical Benefits) Amendment (Medication Chart Prescriptions) Regulation 2015.
Administered by: Health and Aged Care
Registered 01 Apr 2015
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled Senate11-May-2015
Tabled HR12-May-2015

PB 20 of 2015

National Health (Residential Medication Chart) (Repeal) Determination 20151 

National Health Act 1953

I, KIM BESSELL, Assistant Secretary, Pharmaceutical Access Branch, Pharmaceutical Benefits Division, Department of Health, delegate of the Minister for Health, make this instrument under subsection 93A(2) of the National Health Act 1953.

Dated 27 March 2015        





Assistant Secretary

Pharmaceutical Access Branch

Pharmaceutical Benefits Division

Department of Health


1              Name of Instrument

(1)      This instrument is the National Health (Residential Medication Chart) (Repeal) Determination 2015.

(2)     This instrument may also be cited as PB 20 of 2015.

2              Commencement

                This instrument commences on 1 April 2015.

3              Repeal

                The National Health (Residential Medication Chart) Determination 2012 is repealed.

4              Savings

                The National Health (Residential Medication Chart) Determination 2012 as in force immediately before 1 April 2015 continues to apply to a medication chart prescription written before 1 April 2017 in accordance with regulations 19 and 19AA of the National Health (Pharmaceutical Benefits) Regulations 1960 (the Regulations) as in force immediately before 1 April 2015 and relying upon regulation 58 of the Regulations.










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