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National Disability Insurance Scheme Bill 2013

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2010-2011-2012-2013

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

National Disability Insurance Scheme Bill 2012

 

 

( 1 )     Clause  4 , page 5 (after line 16) , after subclause ( 5 ), insert:

          (5A)  People with disability have a right to access independent disability advocacy support to promote, protect and ensure their full and equal enjoyment of all human rights enabling full community participation.

[assistance for people with disability]

(2)     Page 19 (after line 26) , after clause  14 , insert:

14A  Agency may provide funding for advocacy services

                   The Agency may provide funding to other government agencies, for the purpose of ensuring that people with disability have access to independent disability advocacy services.

[assistance for people with disability]

( 3 )     Page 19, after proposed clause  14A , insert:

14B  Agency may provide funding for a complaints handling mechanism

                   The Agency may provide funding for the establishment and ongoing operation of a national complaints handling mechanism that would have the purpose of resolving complaints made in relation to services and support provided for under this Act.

[assistance for people with disability]