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No. 68 of 2020 Determinations/Veterans' Entitlements as made
This instrument amends the Statement of Principles concerning trochanteric bursitis and gluteal tendinopathy No. 45 of 2015.
Administered by: Veterans' Affairs
Registered 01 Sep 2020
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR02-Sep-2020
Tabled Senate03-Sep-2020
To be repealed 11 Dec 2020
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003

 

Amendment Statement of Principles

concerning

 

TROCHANTERIC BURSITIS AND GLUTEAL TENDINOPATHY

No. 68 of 2020

 

for the purposes of the

 

Veterans' Entitlements Act 1986

and

Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004

1.                       This Instrument may be cited as Amendment Statement of Principles concerning trochanteric bursitis and gluteal tendinopathy No. 68 of 2020.

2.                       The Repatriation Medical Authority amends, under subsection 196B(8) of the Veterans' Entitlements Act 1986, Statement of Principles concerning trochanteric bursitis and gluteal tendinopathy Instrument No. 45 of 2015 (Federal Register of Legislation No. F2015L00010) by:

(A)        revising factor "(h)" in clause 6 as follows:

"(h)      having a significant disturbance of normal gait for at least the four weeks before the clinical onset of trochanteric bursitis or gluteal tendinopathy; or

                Note: Examples of conditions which may cause a significant disturbance of normal gait include a deformity of a joint or bone of a lower limb, lower limb amputation, osteoarthritis of a joint of a lower limb and chronic neurological disorders."

(B)         revising factor "(p)" in clause 6 as follows:

"(p)      having a significant disturbance of normal gait for at least the four weeks before the clinical worsening of trochanteric bursitis or gluteal tendinopathy; or

                Note: Examples of conditions which may cause a significant disturbance of normal gait include a deformity of a joint or bone of a lower limb, lower limb amputation, osteoarthritis of a joint of a lower limb and chronic neurological disorders."

(C)         deleting the definition of "a significant disturbance of normal gait" in clause 9.

3.                       The amendments made by this instrument commence on 28 September 2020.

 

Dated                   28 August 2020

The Common Seal of the              )

Repatriation Medical Authority    )

was affixed to this instrument      )

at the direction of:                              )

RMA Chairperson signature

 

PROFESSOR NICHOLAS SAUNDERS AO CHAIRPERSON