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This instrument declares the current COVID-19 pandemic as a situation of emergency for the purposes of subsection 42-2A(1) of the Aged Care Act 1997. Under this determination, emergency leave will be available to permanent aged care residents across Australia from 1 April 2020 to 30 September 2020.
Administered by: Health
Registered 02 Jun 2020
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR10-Jun-2020
Tabled Senate10-Jun-2020
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Aged Care (Leave from Residential Care Services) (Situation of Emergency—Human Coronavirus with Pandemic Potential) Determination 2020

I, Richard Colbeck, Minister for Aged Care and Senior Australians, make the following determination.

Dated 22 May 2020

Richard Colbeck

Minister for Aged Care and Senior Australians

 

  

  

  


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1............ Name............................................................................................................................. 1

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

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

4............ Situation of emergency—human coronavirus with pandemic potential......................... 1

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Aged Care (Leave from Residential Care Services) (Situation of Emergency—Human Coronavirus with Pandemic Potential) Determination 2020.

2  Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this instrument specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  The whole of this instrument

The day after this instrument is registered.

3 June 2020

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this instrument.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this instrument. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this instrument.

3  Authority

                   This instrument is made under subsection 42‑2A(1) of the Aged Care Act 1997.

4  Situation of emergency—human coronavirus with pandemic potential

                   There is a situation of emergency for all days in the period beginning on 1 April 2020 and ending on 30 September 2020 for all residential care services in Australia.