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Health Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 3) 2001

1998-1999-2000-2001

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Health Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 3) 2001

 

No.      , 2001

 

(Health and Aged Care)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend legislation relating to health, and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

1............ Short title............................................................................................ 1

2............ Commencement.................................................................................. 1

3............ Schedule(s).......................................................................................... 2

Schedule 1—Therapeutic Goods                                                                                     3

Therapeutic Goods Act 1989                                                                                      3

Therapeutic Goods Amendment (Medical Devices) Act 2001                             8

Schedule 2—Professional Services Review                                                              9

Health Insurance Act 1973                                                                                         9

Health Insurance Amendment (Professional Services Review) Act 1999        17

Schedule 3—Number of Commissioners of Health Insurance Commission               19

Health Insurance Commission (Reform and Separation of Functions) Act 1997                19

Schedule 4—Changed administrative law arrangements                                20

Health Insurance Act 1973                                                                                       20

Schedule 5—National Health Act 1953                                                                     21

National Health Act 1953                                                                                         21

Schedule 6—Technical correction                                                                                22

Health Insurance Act 1973                                                                                       22

 



A Bill for an Act to amend legislation relating to health, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Health Legislation Amendment Act (No. 3) 2001 .

2   Commencement

             (1)  Subject to this section, this Act commences on the 28th day after the day on which it receives the Royal Assent.

             (2)  If Schedule 1 to the Therapeutic Goods Amendment (Medical Devices) Act 2001 commences before this section, items 3 and 21 of Schedule 1 to this Act do not commence.

             (3)  If Schedule 1 to the Therapeutic Goods Amendment (Medical Devices) Act 2001 does not commence before this section:

                     (a)  item 4 of Schedule 1 to this Act does not commence; and

                     (b)  item 21 of Schedule 1 to this Act commences immediately after the commencement of Schedule 1 to the Therapeutic Goods Amendment (Medical Devices) Act 2001 .

             (4)  Schedule 4 commences at the later of:

                     (a)  the time when Parts 4 to 10 of the Administrative Review Tribunal Act 2001 commence; and

                     (b)  immediately after the commencement of Schedule 2 to this Act.

             (5)  Schedule 6 commences, or is taken to have commenced, immediately after the commencement of item 15 of Schedule 1 to the Health Legislation Amendment (Medical Practitioners’ Qualifications and Other Measures) Act 2001.

3   Schedule(s)

                   Subject to section 2, each Act that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.