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Private Health Insurance Legislation Amendment Bill 2018

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2016-2017-2018

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

THE SENATE

 

 

 

Private Health Insurance Legislation Amendment Bill 2018

 

 

(1)     Clause 2, page 2 (table item 3), omit the table item, substitute:

 

3.  Schedule 3

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

[commencement]

(2)     Schedule 3, item 4, page 10 (after line 6), after subsection 20ZHA(1), insert:

          (1A)  Before entering the place, the Private Health Insurance Ombudsman must give the occupier of the place at least 48 hours’ written notice of the Private Health Insurance Ombudsman’s intention to enter the place.

[notice of entry]

(3)     Schedule 3, items 6 and 7, page 11 (lines 28 to 32), omit the items, substitute:

6  Subsection 34(2C)

Omit “to a member of staff mentioned in section 31 all or any of his or her powers or functions under this Act, other than his or her powers under section 20R and 20V”, substitute “all or any of the Private Health Insurance Ombudsman’s functions or powers under this Act (other than those under section 20R, paragraph 20SB(4)(b) and section 20V) to a person whom the Private Health Insurance Ombudsman considers has expertise appropriate to the function or power delegated”.

[delegation]

(4)     Schedule 3, item 8, page 12 (line 4), omit “1 July 2018”, substitute “the day this item commences”.

[commencement]

(5)     Schedule 3, item 9, page 12 (line 7), omit “1 July 2018”, substitute “the day this item commences”.

[commencement]