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No. 92 of 2020 Determinations/Veterans' Entitlements as made
This instrument amends the Statement of Principles concerning intervertebral disc prolapse (Balance of Probabilities) (No. 44 of 2016).
Administered by: Veterans' Affairs
Registered 02 Nov 2020
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR09-Nov-2020
Tabled Senate09-Nov-2020
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Amendment Statement of Principles

concerning

INTERVERTEBRAL DISC PROLAPSE
(Balance of Probabilities)

(No. 92 of 2020)

The Repatriation Medical Authority determines the following Amendment Statement of Principles under subsections 196B(3) and (8) of the Veterans' Entitlements Act 1986.

 

Dated      30 October 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

 

 

  

Contents

1          Name........................................................................................................................................... 3

2          Commencement........................................................................................................................ 3

3          Authority..................................................................................................................................... 3

4          Amendment............................................................................................................................... 3

 

 


 

1               Name

This is the Amendment Statement of Principles concerning intervertebral disc prolapse (Balance of Probabilities) (No. 92 of 2020).

2               Commencement

This instrument commences on 30 November 2020.

3               Authority

This instrument is made under subsections 196B(3) and (8) of the Veterans' Entitlements Act 1986.

4               Amendment

The Statement of Principles concerning intervertebral disc prolapse (Balance of Probabilities) (No. 44 of 2016) (Federal Register of Legislation No. F2016L00564) is amended in the following manner:

 

Section

Amendment

9(9)

Replace the existing factor in subsection 9(9) with the following:

having bacterial infection of the relevant disc at the time of the clinical onset of intervertebral disc prolapse;