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2010-2011-2012-2013

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

THE SENATE

 

 

 

 

 

 

National Disability Insurance Scheme Bill 2013

 

 

(1)           Clause 3, page 5 (line 9), at the end of subclause (3), add:

           ; and  (d)  the provision of services by other agencies, Departments or organisations and the need for interaction between the provision of mainstream services and the provision of supports under NDIS.

[objects]

(2)           Clause 22, page 25 (lines 20 to 26), omit subclause (1), substitute:

             (1)  A person meets the age requirements if the National Disability Insurance Scheme rules for the purposes of this paragraph prescribe that on a prescribed date or a date in a prescribed period the person must be a prescribed age and the person is that age on that date.

[age requirements]

(3)           Clause 22, page 25 (line 27), omit “paragraph (1)(b)”, substitute “subsection (1)”.

[age requirements]

(4)           Clause 23, page 26 (lines 2 to 11), omit subclause (1), substitute:

             (1)  A person meets the residence requirements if the person:

                     (a)  resides in Australia; and

                     (b)  is:

                              (i)  an Australian resident for the purposes of the Health Insurance Act 1973 ; or

                             (ii)  is an eligible person by reason of section 6 or 6A of that Act; and

                     (c)  satisfies the other requirements in relation to residence that are prescribed by the National Disability Insurance Scheme rules.

[residence requirement]

(5)           Clause 40, page 41 (line 25) to page 42 (line 2), omit “6 weeks” (wherever occurring), substitute “12 months”.

[temporary absence]