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Schedule 3—Coordinated Veterans’ Care mental health pilot

Schedule 3 Coordinated Veterans’ Care mental health pilot

   

Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004

1  At the end of Division 4 of Part 3 of Chapter 6

Add:

287A   Provision of services under the Coordinated Veterans’ Care mental health pilot

             (1)  Despite any other provision of this Part, a person is entitled to services under the program established by the Commonwealth and known as the Coordinated Veterans’ Care mental health pilot only if:

                     (a)  the person is included in a class of persons determined in an instrument under subsection (2); and

                     (b)  the Commission has determined, in writing, that this section applies to the person.

             (2)  The Commission may, by legislative instrument, determine a class of persons for the purposes of paragraph (1)(a).

             (3)  Despite subsection 14(2) of the Legislation Act 2003 , an instrument under subsection (2) of this section may make provision in relation to a matter by applying, adopting or incorporating, with or without modification, any matter contained in an instrument or other writing as in force or existing from time to time.

             (4)  A determination under paragraph (1)(b) is not a legislative instrument.

Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986

2  After section 90

Insert:

90AA   Provision of services under the Coordinated Veterans’ Care mental health pilot

             (1)  Despite section 90, a person is entitled to services under the program established by the Commonwealth and known as the Coordinated Veterans’ Care mental health pilot only if:

                     (a)  the person is included in a class of persons determined in an instrument under subsection (2); and

                     (b)  the Commission has determined, in writing, that this section applies to the person.

             (2)  The Commission may, by legislative instrument, determine a class of persons for the purposes of paragraph (1)(a).

             (3)  Despite subsection 14(2) of the Legislation Act 2003 , an instrument under subsection (2) of this section may make provision in relation to a matter by applying, adopting or incorporating, with or without modification, any matter contained in an instrument or other writing as in force or existing from time to time.

             (4)  A determination under paragraph (1)(b) is not a legislative instrument.