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This instrument specifies the levy days for a financial year that risk equalisation levy is imposed on each private health insurer on each day specified in the rules as a levy day for a financial year.
Administered by: Health
Registered 05 May 2017
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Tabled HR09-May-2017
Tabled Senate09-May-2017
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Private Health Insurance (Risk Equalisation Levy) Rules 2017


I, GREG HUNT, Minister for Health, make these Rules under section 10A of the Private Health Insurance (Risk Equalisation Levy) Act 2003.

 

 

 

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Greg Hunt

Minister for Health

19 April 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 


Contents

 

 

Part 1                          Preliminary                                                                                            3

1.               Name of Rules                                                                                        3

2.               Commencement                                                                                      3

3.               Authority                                                                                                3

4.               Definitions                                                                                              3

5.               Risk equalisation levy day                                                                       3

 

 

 

 

 


Part 1  Preliminary

1.               Name of Rules

These Rules are the Private Health Insurance (Risk Equalisation Levy) Rules 2017.

2.               Commencement

These Rules commence on 20 May 2017.

3.               Authority

This Rule is made under section 10A of the Private Health Insurance (Risk Equalisation Levy) Act 2003.

4.               Definitions

In these rules:

Act means the Private Health Insurance (Risk Equalisation Levy) Act 2003.

amendment Act means the Private Health Insurance (Reinsurance Trust Fund Levy) Amendment Act 2007.

quarter means the period of 3 months ending on the last day of March, June, September or December in a year.

5.               Risk equalisation levy day

For the purposes of paragraph 6 (1) (a) of the Act, the 21st day of the second month of each quarter in a financial year is specified as a risk equalisation levy day for that financial year.