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No. 56 of 2021 Determinations/Veterans' Entitlements as made
This instrument amends the Statement of Principles concerning ischaemic heart disease (Balance of Probabilities) (No. 2 of 2016).
Administered by: Veterans' Affairs
Registered 27 Apr 2021
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR11-May-2021
Tabled Senate11-May-2021
To be repealed 12 Aug 2021
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003
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Amendment Statement of Principles

concerning

ISCHAEMIC HEART DISEASE
(Balance of Probabilities)

(No. 56 of 2021)

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

 

Dated      23 April 2021

 

 

 

 

 

The Common Seal of the
Repatriation Medical Authority
was affixed to this instrument
at the direction of:

 

 

 

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 ischaemic heart disease (Balance of Probabilities) (No. 56 of 2021).

2               Commencement

This instrument commences on 24 May 2021.

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 ischaemic heart disease (Balance of Probabilities) (No. 2 of 2016) (Federal Register of Legislation No. F2016L00003) is amended in the following manner:

Section

Amendment

9(33)

Insert the following paragraph after paragraph 9(33)(k):

(ka) having infection with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) within the 30 days before the clinical onset of ischaemic heart disease;

9(33)

In the existing note to subsection 9(33), insert the numeral "2" after the word "Note".

9(33)

Insert the following note before the amended "Note 2":

Note 1: SARS-CoV-2 is the virus which causes coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).

9(66)

Insert the following paragraph after paragraph 9(66)(k):

(ka) having infection with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) within the 30 days before the clinical worsening of ischaemic heart disease;

9(66)

In the existing note to subsection 9(66), insert the numeral "2" after the word "Note".

9(66)

Insert the following note before the amended "Note 2":

Note 1: SARS-CoV-2 is the virus which causes coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).