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Aged Care Amendment Bill 2004
Schedule 1 Amendments


Aged Care Act 1997

1  Paragraph 28-1(3)(b)

Repeal the paragraph.

2  Paragraph 57A-2(1)(h)

Omit “imposes a 5 year limit”, substitute “deals with cessation of the provision of care”.

3  Subsections 57A-7(2), (3) and (4)

Repeal the subsections.

Note:       The heading to section 57A-7 is replaced with the heading “ Accommodation charge not to accrue after provision of care has ceased ”.

4  Application of amendments

The amendments made by items 2 and 3 of this Schedule do not apply in relation to a person who first entered any residential care service as a care recipient (other than as a recipient of respite care) before 1 July 2004.




[ Minister’s second reading speech made in—

House of Representatives on 2 June 2004

Senate on 16 June 2004 ]