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Health Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2003


Type
Government
Originating house
Senate
Status
Act
Portfolio
Health and Ageing

Summary

Amends the: Health and Other Services (Compensation) Act 1995 to clarify the circumstances under which medicare and residential care benefits paid to compensation claimants can be recovered; and Health Insurance Act 1973 to expand the Australian Childhood Immunisation Register to include previous foreign immunisation of children where these are notified to the Health Insurance Commission by recognised immunisation providers or prescribed bodies; and update certain definitions. Also makes consequential amendments to the Health and Other Services (Compensation) Care Charges Act 1995 and contains application provisions.

Progress of bill

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Senate
Introduced and read a first time 27/03/03  
Second reading moved 27/03/03  
Second reading agreed to 26/06/03  
Third reading agreed to 26/06/03  
     
House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 26/06/03  
Second reading moved 26/06/03  
Second reading agreed to 10/09/03  
Third reading agreed to 10/09/03  
     
Assent 23/09/03 Act no.: 84 - Year: 2003
     

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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)