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Health Legislation Amendment Bill 2007

2004-2005-2006-2007

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Health Legislation Amendment Bill 2007

 

No.      , 2007

 

(Health and Ageing)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the law in relation to health and private health insurance, and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Private health insurance                                                                        3

Part 1—Amendments                                                                                                     3

Private Health Insurance Act 2007                                                                           3

Part 2—Transitional provisions                                                                                 4

Schedule 2—Pharmaceutical benefits                                                                         5

National Health Act 1953                                                                                           5

 



A Bill for an Act to amend the law in relation to health and private health insurance, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Health Legislation Amendment Act 2007 .

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.  Schedule 1, items 1 to 3

1 April 2007.

1 April 2007

3.  Schedule 1, item 4

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

4.  Schedule 1, item 5

1 April 2007.

1 April 2007

5.  Schedule 1, item 6

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

6.  Schedule 2, items 1 to 6

1 August 2007.

1 August 2007

7.  Schedule 2, item 7

Immediately after the commencement of item 15 of Schedule 1 to the National Health Amendment (Pharmaceutical Benefits) Act 2007 .

 

8.  Schedule 2, items 8 to 11

1 August 2007.

1 August 2007

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally passed by both Houses of 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.