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Aged Care Amendment Bill 2011

2010-2011

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

As passed by both Houses

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Aged Care Amendment Bill 2011

 

No.      , 2011

 

 

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the Aged Care Act 1997 , and for other purposes

   

   



Contents

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Permitted use of accommodation bonds                                      3

Part 1—Amendments                                                                                                     3

Aged Care Act 1997                                                                                                     3

Part 2—Transitional and application provisions                                             10

Schedule 2—Complaints Principles                                                                           13

Part 1—Amendments                                                                                                   13

Aged Care Act 1997                                                                                                   13

Part 2—Saving and transitional provisions                                                       16

Schedule 3—Spent legislation                                                                                        17

Part 1—Amendments                                                                                                   17

Aged Care Act 1997                                                                                                   17

Health Insurance Act 1973                                                                                       18

National Health Act 1953                                                                                         19

Part 2—Repeal of Acts                                                                                               23

Aged or Disabled Persons Care Act 1954                                                             23

Nursing Home Charge (Imposition) Act 1994                                                       23

Part 3—Repeal of Acts: saving provision                                                          24

 



A Bill for an Act to amend the Aged Care Act 1997 , and for other purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Aged Care Amendment Act 2011 .

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 this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

2.  Schedule 1

1 October 2011.

1 October 2011

3.  Schedule 2

1 September 2011.

1 September 2011

4.  Schedule 3

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally enacted. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this Act.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this Act. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be 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.