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Schedule 5—Disclosure of information

Schedule 5 Disclosure of information

Part 1 Main amendments

Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004

1  Subsection 409(2) (after table item 2)

Insert:

2A

The Commonwealth Superannuation Corporation

A purpose relating to the performance of a function, or the exercise of a power, by that Corporation under:

(a) an Act administered by CSC; or

(b) an instrument under an Act administered by CSC

2  At the end of section 409

Add:

             (5)  In this section:

Act administered by CSC has the meaning given by the Governance of Australian Government Superannuation Schemes Act 2011 .

3  Application provision

The amendment of subsection 409(2) of the Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004 made by this Part applies in relation to the provision of information on or after the commencement of this item (whether the information was obtained before, on or after that commencement).

Part 2 Contingent amendments

Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation (Defence-related Claims) Act 1988

4  Subsection 151A(1)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

             (1)  The MRCC (or a staff member assisting the MRCC) may provide any information obtained in the performance of duties under this Act to a person specified in the following table for the purposes specified in the table:

 

Giving information

 

Person

Purpose

1

The Secretary of the Department administered by the Minister who administers the National Health Act 1953

The purposes of that Department

2

The Secretary of the Department administered by the Minister who administers the Aged Care Act 1997

The purposes of that Department

3

The Secretary of the Department administered by the Minister who administers the Human Services (Centrelink) Act 1997

The purposes of that Department

4

The Chief Executive Centrelink (within the meaning of the Human Services (Centrelink) Act 1997 )

The purposes of Centrelink

5

The Chief Executive Medicare (within the meaning of the Human Services (Medicare) Act 1973 )

The purposes of Medicare

6

The Commonwealth Superannuation Corporation

A purpose relating to the performance of a function, or the exercise of a power, by that Corporation under:

(a) an Act administered by CSC; or

(b) an instrument under an Act administered by CSC

5  Subsection 151A(2)

Omit “The Secretary or Chief Executive”, substitute “The person”.

6  At the end of section 151A

Add:

             (4)  In this section:

Act administered by CSC has the meaning given by the Governance of Australian Government Superannuation Schemes Act 2011 .

7  Application provision

The repeal and substitution of subsection 151A(1) of the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation (Defence-related Claims) Act 1988 made by this Part applies in relation to the provision of information on or after the commencement of this item (whether the information was obtained before, on or after that commencement).