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Schedule 1—Amendments

Schedule 1 Amendments


National Health Act 1953

1  After Part VIIIA


Part VIIIB COVID-19 vaccines and treatments


132G   Provision of COVID-19 vaccines and treatments

             (1)  The Minister may provide or arrange for the provision of:

                     (a)  COVID-19 vaccines (including boosters); and

                     (b)  treatments for COVID-19; and

                     (c)  consumables related to the use of such vaccines and treatments.

             (2)  To avoid doubt:

                     (a)  subsection (1) covers payments for vaccines, treatments or consumables even if arrangements to purchase those vaccines, treatments or consumables were made before this Part commenced; and

                     (b)  this Part does not limit the provision of vaccines, treatments or consumables for COVID-19 or any other disease or ailment under another provision of this Act or any other law.

             (3)  This Part has no effect after 30 June 2022.