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Aged Care Amendment (Red Tape Reduction in Places Management) Bill 2015


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Assent
Portfolio
Health

Summary

Amends the Aged Care Act 1997 to: deem that a transfer of places between providers has been approved unless the secretary vetoes the transfer; increase the provisional allocation period to four years; and limit the amount of extensions available for the allocation of provisionally allocated places to two 12 month periods with further extensions available only in exceptional circumstances.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 25/11/15  
Second reading moved 25/11/15  
Second reading debate 02/12/15  
Second reading agreed to 02/12/15  
Third reading agreed to 02/12/15  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 02/02/16  
Second reading moved 02/02/16  
Second reading debate 03/02/16  
Second reading agreed to 03/02/16  
Third reading agreed to 03/02/16  
     
Finally passed both Houses 03/02/16  
Assent 10/02/16 Act no: 1 - Year: 2016
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • As passed by both Houses

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

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Notes