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No. 53 of 2021 Determinations/Veterans' Entitlements as made
This instrument amends the Statement of Principles concerning cerebrovascular accident No. 65 of 2015.
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To be repealed 12 Aug 2021
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003

 

Amendment Statement of Principles

concerning

 

CEREBROVASCULAR ACCIDENT

No. 53 of 2021

 

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 cerebrovascular accident No. 53 of 2021.

2.                       The Repatriation Medical Authority amends, under subsection 196B(8) of the Veterans' Entitlements Act 1986, Statement of Principles concerning cerebrovascular accident Instrument No. 65 of 2015 (Federal Register of Legislation No. F2015L00652) by:

(A)        Amending paragraph 6 by inserting new factor (ooa) as follows:

"(ooa) having infection with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) within the three months before the clinical onset of cerebrovascular accident; or

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

3.                       The amendments made by this instrument commence on 24 May 2021.

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