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This instrument amends the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS Provider Definition) Rule 2018 to address administrative changes to the Commonwealth Continuity of Support program that will come into effect on 1 July 2021.
Administered by: Social Services
Registered 30 Jun 2021
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR03-Aug-2021
Tabled Senate03-Aug-2021
Date of repeal 19 Oct 2021
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003
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Commonwealth Coat of Arms of Australia

 

National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS Provider Definition) Amendment Rules 2021

I, Graeme Head AO, as delegate of the Minister for the National Disability Insurance Scheme, make the following rules.

Dated 29 June 2021

Graeme Head AO

Commissioner of the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission

 

  

  


Contents

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

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                                          2

National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS Provider Definition) Rule 2018                        2

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS Provider Definition) Amendment Rules 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

1 July 2021.

1 July 2021

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made.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 National Disability Insurance Scheme Act 2013.

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.

Schedule 1Amendments

  

National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS Provider Definition) Rule 2018

1  Subsection (3) of the Preamble

Omit “the Commonwealth Continuity of Support Programme relating to Specialist Disability Services for Older People”, substitute “either the program known as Commonwealth Disability Support for Older Australians or the program known as the Commonwealth Continuity of Support Programme relating to Specialist Disability Services for Older People”.

2  Section 5

Repeal the section, substitute:

5  Definition of NDIS provider

                   For the purposes of subparagraph (b)(ii) of the definition of NDIS provider in section 9 of the Act, a person or entity who is providing supports or services to older people with disability who are receiving continuity of support under either of the following programs is prescribed:

                     (a)  the program administered by the Commonwealth and known as Commonwealth Disability Support for Older Australians;

                     (b)  the program administered by the Commonwealth and known as the Commonwealth Continuity of Support Programme relating to Specialist Disability Services for Older People.

Note 1:       The National Disability Insurance Scheme Rules may require that specified classes of supports are to be provided only by NDIS providers who are registered to provide those classes of supports: see section 73B of the Act.

Note 2:       A person prescribed by this section to be an NDIS provider may apply to be a registered NDIS provider in relation to the provision of services or supports to people with disability other than under the National Disability Insurance Scheme: see subsection 73C(2) of the Act.