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Health Insurance Amendment (100% Medicare Rebate and Other Measures) Bill 2004
Schedule 2 Eligibility for extended Medicare safety-net

   

Health Insurance Act 1973

1  Subsection 8(1A) (before the note at the end of the definition of FTB(A) family )

Insert:

               ; or (c)  if a determination for the purposes of this paragraph is in force under section 8A—after the time specified in, or worked out in accordance with, the determination.

2  Subsection 8(1A) (note)

Omit “ A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999 ”, substitute “ A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999 ”.

3  After section 8

Insert:

8A   Minister may determine registered family is FTB(A) family

             (1)  The Minister may, in writing, determine that a registered family is an FTB(A) family for the purposes of paragraph (c) of the definition of FTB(A) family in subsection 8(1A).

             (2)  The determination must specify the time, or how to work out the time, after which the registered family is an FTB(A) family for the purposes of the paragraph.

             (3)  A determination under this section is a disallowable instrument for the purposes of section 46A of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901 .