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Aged Care Amendment (Independent Complaints Arrangements) Bill 2015

2013-2014-2015

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

THE SENATE

 

 

 

 

As passed by both Houses

 

 

 

 

Aged Care Amendment (Independent Complaints Arrangements) Bill 2015

 

No.      , 2015

 

 

 

 

 

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

   

   



Contents

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                 3

Part 1—Amendments                                                                                                     3

Aged Care Act 1997                                                                                                     3

Australian Aged Care Quality Agency Act 2013                                                  14

Part 2—Transitional provisions                                                                               15

 

 



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

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Aged Care Amendment (Independent Complaints Arrangements) Act 2015 .

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.  The whole of this Act

A single day to be fixed by Proclamation.

However, if the provisions do not commence within the period of 6 months beginning on the day this Act receives the Royal Assent, they commence on the day after the end of that period.

 

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally enacted.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.