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National Health Amendment (Pharmaceutical Benefits) Bill 2019


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Health

Summary

Amends the National Health Act 1953 to: introduce a fee for applications by pharmacists for approval to supply Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme medicines at particular premises; and enable pharmaceutical benefits to continue temporarily to be supplied following bankruptcy or where there is an external administrator in relation to the pharmacy.

Progress of bill

For committee reference information, please see the Notes section at the end of this page.

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 04/07/19  
Second reading moved 04/07/19  
Second reading debate 11/09/19  
Second reading agreed to 11/09/19  
Third reading agreed to 11/09/19  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 11/09/19  
Second reading moved 11/09/19  
Second reading debate 19/09/19  
Second reading agreed to 19/09/19  
Third reading agreed to 19/09/19  
     
Finally passed both Houses 19/09/19  
Assent 02/10/19 Act no: 77 - Year: 2019
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • As passed by both Houses

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

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Notes
  • An electronic version of this Act is available on the Federal Register of Legislation (www.legislation.gov.au)