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Instrument 2020 No. R43/MRCC43 Determinations/Veterans' Entitlements as made
This instrument corrects a minor but longstanding error in section 40A of the MRCA Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme and the Repatriation Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme which incorrectly cross-referenced section 98AC of the National Health Act 1953 as "section 98C".
Administered by: Veterans' Affairs
Registered 22 Feb 2021
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR23-Feb-2021
Tabled Senate24-Feb-2021
To be repealed 25 Jun 2021
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003

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Veterans’ Affairs Pharmaceutical Benefits Schemes Amendment Determination 2021

 

Instrument 2020 No. R43/MRCC43

I, Natasha Cole, as delegate of the Minister for Veterans’ Affairs, approve:

                     (a)  for the purposes of subsection 286(6) of the Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004—the amendments by the Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Commission of the MRCA Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme in the following determination; and

                     (b)  for the purposes of subsection 91(5) of the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986—the amendments by the Repatriation Commission of the Repatriation Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme in the following determination.

Dated       18th              day  of             February                        2021

...Natasha Cole...

Natasha Cole

Acting Deputy Secretary, Veterans and Families Services

Department of Veterans’ Affairs

The Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Commission, under subsection 286(5) of the Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004, make the amendments of the MRCA Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme in the following determination.

Dated   18th          day    of       February            2021

The Seal of the                                                            )

Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Commission          )

was affixed to this determination                                 )

in the presence of:                                                       )

…………Elizabeth Cosson……………….

………………Kate Pope…………………

Donald Spinks…..

ELIZABETH COSSON

AM CSC

KATE POPE

PSM

DONALD SPINKS

AM

Chair

Member

Member

 

 

 

………….…Sarah Sharkey……………

 

…………….Natasha Fox………….

REAR ADMIRAL

SARAH SHARKEY

 

MAJOR GENERAL NATASHA FOX

AM CSC RAN

 

AM CSC

Member

 

Member


 

 

 

The Repatriation Commission, under subsection 91(4) of the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986, makes the amendments of the Repatriation Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme in the following determination.

 

Dated      18th   day      of         February            2021

 

The Seal of the                                                                        )

Repatriation Commission                                             )

was affixed to this determination                                 )

in the presence of:                                                       )

…… Elizabeth Cosson ……..

…………… Kate Pope ………….

…..… Donald Spinks ….

ELIZABETH COSSON

AM CSC

KATE POPE

PSM

DONALD SPINKS

AM

President

Deputy President

Commissioner

 

 

 

……Gwen Cherne……

 

……Stuart Smith….

GWEN CHERNE

 

STUART SMITH

 

 

AO DSC

Commissioner

 

Commissioner

 


Contents

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

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

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

4............ Schedules...................................................................................................................... 1

Schedule—Amendments                                                                                                                              2

MRCA Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme                                                                                           2

Repatriation Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme                                                                               2

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Veterans’ Affairs Pharmaceutical Benefits Schemes Amendment Determination 2021.

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 it is registered.

 

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 the following:

                     (a)  section 286 of the Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004;

                     (b)  section 91 of the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986.

4  Schedules

                   Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed 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.

ScheduleAmendments

  

MRCA Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme

1  Paragraph 40A(1)(c)

Omit “section 98C” (both occurring) and substitute “section 98AC”.

Repatriation Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme

2  Paragraph 40A(1)(c)

Omit “section 98C” (both occurring) and substitute “section 98AC”.