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Private Health Insurance Amendment Bill (No. 2) 2014

2013-2014

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

Private Health Insurance Amendment Bill (No. 2) 2014

 

No.      , 2014

 

(Health)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the Ombudsman Act 1976 , and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

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

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

3............ Schedules............................................................................................ 2

Schedule 1—Private Health Insurance Ombudsman                                        3

Part 1—Main amendments                                                                                          3

Ombudsman Act 1976                                                                                                  3

Private Health Insurance Act 2007                                                                         32

Part 2—Transitional provisions                                                                               35

Schedule 2—Base premium measure                                                                        38

 



A Bill for an Act to amend the Ombudsman Act 1976 , and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Private Health Insurance Amendment Act (No. 2) 2014 .

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

Provisions

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

As follows:

(a) if this Act receives the Royal Assent before 1 July 2015—1 July 2015;

(b) if this Act receives the Royal Assent on or after 1 July 2015—a single day to be fixed by Proclamation.

However, if this Act receives the Royal Assent on or after 1 July 2015, and Schedule 1 does not commence within the period of 6 months beginning on the day this Act receives the Royal Assent, it commences on the day after the end of that period.

 

3.  Schedule 2

The day 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   Schedules

                   Legislation 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.