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Dental Benefits Bill 2008

2008

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dental Benefits (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2008

 

No.      , 2008

 

(Health and Ageing)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to deal with consequential matters in connection with the Dental Benefits Act 2008 , and for other purposes

   

   



Contents

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                  3

Age Discrimination Act 2004                                                                                     3

A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999                   3

Health Insurance Act 1973                                                                                         3

Jurisdiction of Courts (Cross-vesting) Act 1987                                                    3

Medicare Australia Act 1973                                                                                     3

Sea Installations Act 1987                                                                                          5

Social Security (Administration) Act 1999                                                             5

Student Assistance Act 1973                                                                                      5

 



A Bill for an Act to deal with consequential matters in connection with the Dental Benefits Act 2008 , and for other purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Dental Benefits (Consequential Amendments) Act 2008 .

2   Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this Act specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provision(s)

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  Sections 1 to 3 and anything in this Act not elsewhere covered by this table

The day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

2.  Schedule 1

At the same time as the Dental Benefits Act 2008 commences.

 

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally passed by both Houses of the Parliament and assented to. It will not be expanded to deal with provisions inserted in this Act after assent.

             (2)  Column 3 of the table contains additional information that is not part of this Act. Information in this column may be added to or edited in any published version of this Act.

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.



 

Schedule 1 Amendments

   

Age Discrimination Act 2004

1  Schedule 2 (after table item 3)

Insert:

3A

Dental Benefits Act 2008

section 5 and Part 4

A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999

2  After paragraph 162(1)(a)

Insert:

                    (aa)  the Dental Benefits Act 2008 ; or

3  After paragraph 162(2)(d)

Insert:

                  (daa)  for the purposes of the Dental Benefits Act 2008 ; or

Health Insurance Act 1973

4  Subsection 130(1)

After “ 1973 ”, insert “, the Dental Benefits Act 2008 ”.

Jurisdiction of Courts (Cross-vesting) Act 1987

5  Schedule

Insert in its appropriate alphabetical position, determined on a letter-by-letter basis:

 

Dental Benefits Act 2008

Medicare Australia Act 1973

6  Section 3

Insert:

dental benefit has the same meaning as in the Dental Benefits Act 2008 .

7  After paragraph 3A(1)(bb)

Insert:

                    (bc)  an offence against the Dental Benefits Act 2008 ; or

8  Paragraph 3A(1)(c)

Omit “or (bb)”, substitute “, (bb) or (bc)”.

9  After paragraph 3A(2)(ba)

Insert:

                    (bb)  an offence against section 50, 51, 52, 53 or 54 of the Dental Benefits Act 2008 ; or

10  Paragraph 3A(2)(c)

Omit “or (ba)”, substitute “, (ba) or (bb)”.

11  Subparagraph 3A(2)(d)(i)

After “service”, insert “or dental service”.

12  After paragraph 3A(2A)(ca)

Insert:

                    (cb)  an offence against section 50, 51, 52, 53 or 54 of the Dental Benefits Act 2008 ; or

13  Paragraph 3A(2A)(d)

Omit “or (ca)”, substitute “, (ca) or (cb)”.

14  Subparagraph 3A(2A)(e)(i)

After “service”, insert “or dental service”.

15  Subsection 3A(3)

Insert:

dental service has the same meaning as in the Dental Benefits Act 2008 .

16  Paragraph 8P(4)(b)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (b)  the information or documents relate to:

                              (i)  a service the person has received in respect of which medicare benefit or dental benefit has been claimed; or

                             (ii)  a pharmaceutical benefit supplied to, or in respect of, the person.

17  Subsection 8U(5)

Omit all the words after “that are”, substitute:

                   associated with:

                     (a)  rendering services in respect of which medicare benefits or dental benefits have been paid or may be payable; or

                     (b)  the prescription for the supply of, or the supply of, pharmaceutical benefits.

Sea Installations Act 1987

18  Schedule

Insert in its appropriate alphabetical position, determined on a letter-by-letter basis:

 

Dental Benefits Act 2008

Social Security (Administration) Act 1999

19  Subsection 202(1)

Omit all the words after “security law”, substitute “, the Farm Household Support Act 1992 , the Dental Benefits Act 2008 or the Family Homelessness Prevention and Early Intervention Pilot”.

20  Paragraph 202(2)(d)

Omit “or the Farm Household Support Act 1992 ”, substitute “, the Farm Household Support Act 1992 or the Dental Benefits Act 2008 ”.

Student Assistance Act 1973

21  At the end of subsection 351(1)

Add “or the Dental Benefits Act 2008 ”.

22  After paragraph 351(2)(d)

Insert:

                    (da)  for the purposes of the Dental Benefits Act 2008 ; or