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Aged Care Amendment (2005 Measures No. 1) Bill 2006

2004-2005

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Aged Care Amendment (2005 Measures No. 1) Bill 2005

 

No.      , 2005

 

(Ageing)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to aged care, and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

1............ Short title............................................................................................. 1

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

3............ Schedule(s)......................................................................................... 2

Schedule 1—Flexible care                                                                                                  3

Aged Care Act 1997                                                                                                     3

Schedule 2—Entry contributions                                                                                10

Aged Care Act 1997                                                                                                   10

Aged Care (Consequential Provisions) Act 1997                                                12

Schedule 3—Prudential requirements                                                                      13

Aged Care Act 1997                                                                                                   13

Schedule 4—Refunds of accommodation bond balances                             15

Aged Care Act 1997                                                                                                   15

Schedule 5—Requirement to give information                                                   17

Aged Care Act 1997                                                                                                   17

Schedule 6—Annual report                                                                                            19

Aged Care Act 1997                                                                                                   19

Schedule 7—Regulations                                                                                                  20

 



A Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to aged care, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Aged Care Amendment (2005 Measures No. 1) Act 2005 .

2   Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this Act 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

Provision(s)

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  Sections 1 to 3 and anything in this Act not elsewhere covered by this table

The day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

2.  Schedules 1 to 7

A single day to be fixed by Proclamation.

However, if any of the provision(s) do not commence within the period of 6 months beginning on the day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent, they commence on the first day after the end of that period.

 

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally passed by the Parliament and assented to. It will not be expanded to deal with provisions inserted in this Act after assent.

             (2)  Column 3 of the table contains additional information that is not part of this Act. Information in this column may be added to or edited in any published version of this Act.

3   Schedule(s)

                   Each Act that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.