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National Health Amendment (Fifth Community Pharmacy Agreement Initiatives) Bill 2012


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National Health Amendment (Fifth Community Pharmacy Agreement Initiatives) Bill 2011



Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Health and Ageing

Summary

Amends the National Health Act 1953 to enable: pharmacists to use a standardised medication chart when supplying and claiming medicines for persons in residential care services; pharmacists to supply a pharmaceutical benefit to a patient who is unable to present a valid prescription; and the minister to make determinations about the conditions that apply to the provision of maximum quantities or repeats of certain medicines.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 23/11/11  
Second reading moved 23/11/11  
Second reading debate 08/02/12  
Second reading debate 16/02/12  
Second reading agreed to 16/02/12  
Consideration in detail debate 16/02/12 Amendment details: 1 Opposition agreed to
Third reading agreed to 16/02/12  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 27/02/12  
Second reading moved 27/02/12  
Second reading debate 01/03/12  
Second reading agreed to 01/03/12  
Third reading agreed to 01/03/12  
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 01/03/12  
Assent 20/03/12 Act no.: 8 - Year: 2012
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • Third reading

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  • As passed by both Houses

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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  • Revised explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

House of Representatives
  • Non-Government
DUTTON, Peter, MP

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes