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Health Insurance Amendment (Compliance) Bill 2009

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2008-2009-2010

 

 

 

THE PARLIAMENT OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA

 

 

 

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HEALTH INSURANCE AMENDMENT (COMPLIANCE) BILL 2009

 

 

 

 

 

SUPPLEMENTARY EXPLANATORY MEMORANDUM

 

 

 

 

Amendments to be Moved on Behalf of the Government

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(Circulated by authority of the Minister for Health and Ageing,

the Hon Nicola Roxon, MP)



HEALTH INSURANCE AMENDMENT (COMPLIANCE) BILL 2009

 

 

OUTLINE

 

The proposed Government amendment to the Health Insurance Amendment (Compliance) Bill 2009 (the Bill) amends the Bill’s commencement date.  The Bill currently provides for a commencement date of 1 January 2010.  Passage of the Bill in its current form would therefore provide for a retrospective commencement.  The amendment will provide for the Bill to commence on the day after it receives Royal Assent, rather than on 1 January 2010.

 

Financial impact statement

 

The financial impact of this Bill is unchanged by this amendment.



HEALTH INSURANCE AMENDMENT (COMPLIANCE) BILL 2009

 

NOTES ON AMENDMENTS

 

Amendment 1

 

The Bill currently provides for a commencement date of 1 January 2010.  Passage of the Bill in its current form would therefore provide for retrospective commencement. This amendment amends clause 2 of the Bill by replacing the words “1 January 2010” with the words “the day after this Act receives the Royal Assent”.