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Health Legislation Amendment (Medicare) Bill 2004

 

 

 

 

 

 

Health Legislation Amendment (Medicare) Act 2004

 

No. 16, 2004

 

 

 

 

 

An Act to amend the law relating to medicare, and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

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

2............ Commencement.................................................................................. 2

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

4............ Review of the operation of Act.......................................................... 2

Schedule 1—Extended safety-net                                                                                   3

Health Insurance Act 1973                                                                                         3

 



 

 

Health Legislation Amendment (Medicare) Act 2004

No. 16, 2004

 

 

 

An Act to amend the law relating to medicare, and for related purposes

[ Assented to 18 March 2004 ]

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Health Legislation Amendment (Medicare) Act 2004 .

2   Commencement

                   This Act commences on the day on which it receives the Royal Assent.

3   Schedule(s)

                   Each Act that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.

4  Review of the operation of Act

             (1)  The Minister must initiate, by the third anniversary of the day on which this Act commences, a review of the operation, effectiveness and implications of this Act.

             (2)  In selecting a person to conduct the review required by this section, the Minister must seek and select a person from nominations received from independent academic institutions.

             (3)  The Minister must cause to be tabled in both Houses of the Parliament a copy of the report of the review within 15 sitting days of receiving the report.



 



 

 

[ Minister’s second reading speech made in—

House of Representatives on 4 December 2003

Senate on 10 February 2004 ]

(211/03)