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2016 No.R30/MRCC30 Principles as made
This instrument makes changes to community nursing terminology to reflect new arrangements about the engagement of community nurses by the Department for the provision of nursing services.
Administered by: Veterans' Affairs
Registered 17 May 2016
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR30-Aug-2016
Tabled Senate30-Aug-2016
Date of repeal 02 Jul 2016
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003

Australian Government

Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986

Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004

Australian Participants in British Nuclear Tests (Treatment) Act 2006

 

Veterans’ Affairs (Treatment Principles - Community Nursing) Amendment Instrument 2016

Instrument 2016 No.R30/MRCC30 

 

 

 

 

I, Dan Tehan, Minister for Veterans’ Affairs, approve:

 

(a)    under subsection 90(5) of the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986 (VEA) and under subsection 16(7) of the Australian Participants in British Nuclear Tests (Treatment) Act 2006 (APBNT(T)A) — the variations by the Repatriation Commission of the Treatment Principles in the following instrument; and

 

(b) under subsection 286(3) of the Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004 (MRCA) — the variations by the Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Commission of the MRCA Treatment Principles in the following instrument.

Dated this   7th     day of   May 2016

 

 

 

Dan Tehan

DAN TEHAN

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Repatriation Commission makes, under subsection 90(4) of the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986 and subsection 16(6) of the Australian Participants in British Nuclear Tests (Treatment) Act 2006 the variations to the Treatment Principles in the following instrument.

 

Dated this      5th      day of    May    2016

 

The Seal of the                                                               )

Repatriation Commission                                              ) SEAL

was affixed hereto in the                                                )

presence of:                                                                    )

 

 

  Simon Lewis                               John Geary                                  Major General Mark Kelly

…………………………………………………………………………………………………………....

 SIMON LEWIS                                     JOHN GEARY                                     Major General Mark Kelly

                                                                                                                                                       AO DSC

    PRESIDENT                           ACTING  DEPUTY PRESIDENT                               COMMISSIONER

 

 

 

 

 

The Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Commission makes, under subsection 286(2) of the Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004, the variations to the MRCA Treatment Principles in the following instrument.

 

Dated this  5th   day of    May    2016

 

The Seal of the                                                                    )

Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Commission    ) SEAL

was affixed hereto in the                                                     )

presence of:                                                                         )

 

 

 

  Simon Lewis                                  John Geary                                Major General Mark Kelly

…………………………………………………………………………………………………………..

 SIMON LEWIS                                        JOHN GEARY                                 Major General Mark Kelly

                                                                                                                                                            AO DSC

         CHAIR                                          ACTING MEMBER                                                       MEMBER

 

 

  Rear Admiral Brett Wolski                Jennifer Taylor                    Air-Vice Marshal Tracy Smart

MEM

………………………………………………………………………………………………………..…

REAR ADMIRAL BRETT WOLSKI            JENNIFER TAYLOR              Air Vice-Marshal TRACY SMART

                       AM                                                                                                                                 AM

                  MEMBER                                              MEMBER                                                    MEMBER

 

 

MEMBER

 


 

Name

 

1.   This instrument is the Veterans’ Affairs (Treatment Principles - Community Nursing) Amendment Instrument 2016.

 

Commencement

 

2.     This instrument commences or is taken to have commenced on 1 July 2016.

 

 

Authority

 

3.  This instrument is made under:

 

(a)    subsection 90(4) of the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986 in respect of the variations to the Treatment Principles in Schedule 1; 

 

(b)   subsection 286(2) of the Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004 in respect of the variations to the MRCA Treatment Principles in Schedule 2; and

 

(c)    subsection 16(6) of the Australian Participants in British Nuclear Tests (Treatment) Act 2006 in respect of the variations to the modifications of the Treatment Principles made for that Act, in Schedule 3.

 

 

Schedules

4.  Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is varied 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 1

 

Variations to the Treatment Principles (Instrument 2013 No. R52)

 

 

1.     Paragraph 1.4.1 (definition of “community nurse”)

 

omit:

 

“DVA contracted community nursing provider”,

 

substitute:

 

community nursing provider”.

 

 

 

2.     Paragraph 1.4.1 (definition of “DVA contracted community nursing provider”)

 

substitute:

 

“community nursing provider” means a community nursing provider who has entered into an agreement with the Commission to provide community nursing services to entitled persons.

 

 

3.     Paragraph 3.3.2(f)

 

omit:

 

“nurse”,

 

substitute:

 

community nurse”.

 

 

 

4.     Paragraph 6A.4.2(b)

 

omit:

 

“Australian Government Department of Veterans’ Affairs Classification System and Schedule of Item Numbers and Fees – Community Nursing Services”,

 

substitute:

 

DVA Community Nursing Schedule of Fees”.

 

 

5.     Paragraph 7.3.3

 

omit:

 

“DVA contracted community nursing provider” (thrice occurring - including in the Note to the provision)

 

substitute:

 

“community nursing provider” .

 

 

6.     Paragraph 7.3.4  

 

omit:

 

“DVA contracted community nursing provider”,

 

substitute:

 

“community nursing provider” .

 

 

7.     Paragraph 7.3.6  

 

omit:

 

“DVA contracted community nursing provider” (twice occurring),

 

substitute:

 

“community nursing provider” .

 

 

8.     Paragraph 7.3.6

 

omit:

 

“a contract”

 

substitute:

 

“an agreement” .

 

 

9.     Paragraph 7.3.6A

 

omit:

 

“DVA contracted community nursing provider” (twice occurring)

 

substitute:

 

“community nursing provider” .

 

 

10.             SCHEDULE 1 DATES FOR INCORPORATED DOCUMENTS

 

item 22, omit the item,

 

substitute:

 

“22. DVA Community Nursing Schedule of Fees (paragraph 6A.4.2(b)”.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Schedule 2

 

Variations to the MRCA Treatment Principles (Instrument 2013 No. MRCC53)

 

 

1.     Paragraph 1.4.1 (definition of “community nurse”)

 

omit:

 

“DVA contracted community nursing provider”,

 

substitute:

 

community nursing provider”.

 

 

 

2.     Paragraph 1.4.1 (definition of “DVA contracted community nursing provider”)

 

substitute:

 

“community nursing provider” means a community nursing provider who has entered into an agreement with the Commission to provide community nursing services to entitled persons.

 

 

3.     Paragraph 3.3.2(f)

 

omit:

 

“nurse”,

 

substitute:

 

community nurse”.

 

 

4.     Paragraph 6A.4.2(b)

 

omit:

 

“Australian Government Department of Veterans’ Affairs Classification System and Schedule of Item Numbers and Fees ”,

 

substitute:

 

DVA Community Nursing Schedule of Fees”.

 

 

5.     Paragraph 7.3.3

 

omit:

 

“DVA contracted community nursing provider” (thrice occurring  - including in the Note to the provision)

 

substitute:

 

“community nursing provider” .

 

 

6.     Paragraph 7.3.4  

 

omit:

 

“DVA contracted community nursing provider” (twice occurring)

 

substitute:

 

“community nursing provider” .

 

 

7.     Paragraph 7.3.6  

 

omit:

 

“DVA contracted community nursing provider” (twice occurring),

 

substitute:

 

“community nursing provider” .

 

 

8.     Paragraph 7.3.6

 

omit:

 

“a contract”

 

substitute:

 

“an agreement” .

 

 

9.     Paragraph 7.3.6A

 

omit:

 

“DVA contracted community nursing provider” (twice occurring)

 

substitute:

 

“community nursing provider” .

 

 

 

10.            SCHEDULE 1 DATES FOR INCORPORATED DOCUMENTS

 

item 21, omit the item,

 

substitute:

 

“21. DVA Community Nursing Schedule of Fees (paragraph 6A.4.2(b)”.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Schedule 3

 

Variations to the Treatment Principles (Australian Participants in British Nuclear Tests) 2006 (Instrument 2013 No. R54)

 

 

1       4.       Paragraph 1.4 Interpretation (substituted 1.4.1 -definition of “community nurse”)

 

omit the words:

 

“DVA contracted community nursing provider”,

 

substitute:

 

community nursing provider”.

 

 

2       4.       Paragraph 1.4 Interpretation (substituted 1.4.1 -definition of “DVA contracted community nursing provider”)

 

omit the definition:

 

substitute:

 

“community nursing provider” means a community nursing provider who has entered into an agreement with the Commission to provide community nursing services to entitled persons.

 

 

 

 

3         59.    SCHEDULE 1 Dates FOR INCORPORATED DOCUMENTS

 

Item 21, omit the item:

 

substitute:

 

“21. DVA Community Nursing Schedule of Fees”.