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National Disability Insurance Scheme Amendment (Participant Service Guarantee and Other Measures) Bill 2021

2019-2020-2021

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

National Disability Insurance Scheme Amendment (Participant Service Guarantee and Other Measures) Bill 2021

 

No.      , 2021

 

(National Disability Insurance Scheme)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the National Disability Insurance Scheme Act 2013 , and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

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

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

3............ Schedules............................................................................................ 5

Schedule 1—Participant service guarantee                                                            6

National Disability Insurance Scheme Act 2013                                                     6

Schedule 2—Flexibility measures                                                                               26

National Disability Insurance Scheme Act 2013                                                   26

Schedule 3—Full scheme amendments                                                                   39

Part 1—Main amendments                                                                                        39

National Disability Insurance Scheme Act 2013                                                   39

Part 2—Consequential amendments                                                                    49

DisabilityCare Australia Fund Act 2013                                                                49

 

 



A Bill for an Act to amend the National Disability Insurance Scheme Act 2013 , and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act is the National Disability Insurance Scheme Amendment (Participant Service Guarantee and Other Measures) Act 2021 .

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

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

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

The day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

2.  Schedule 1, item 1

The seventh day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

3.  Schedule 1, items 2 and 3

The later of:

(a) the day after the end of the period of 3 months beginning on the day this Act receives the Royal Assent; and

(b) 1 April 2022.

 

4.  Schedule 1, items 4 to 12

The seventh day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

5.  Schedule 1, item 13

The later of:

(a) the day after the end of the period of 3 months beginning on the day this Act receives the Royal Assent; and

(b) 1 April 2022.

 

6.  Schedule 1, item 14

The seventh day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

7.  Schedule 1, item 15

The later of:

(a) the day after the end of the period of 3 months beginning on the day this Act receives the Royal Assent; and

(b) 1 April 2022.

 

8.  Schedule 1, item 16

The seventh day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

9.  Schedule 1, items 17 to 29

The later of:

(a) the day after the end of the period of 3 months beginning on the day this Act receives the Royal Assent; and

(b) 1 April 2022.

 

10.  Schedule 1, item 30

The seventh day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

11.  Schedule 1, items 31 to 33

The later of:

(a) the day after the end of the period of 3 months beginning on the day this Act receives the Royal Assent; and

(b) 1 April 2022.

 

12.  Schedule 1, items 34 to 36

The seventh day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

13.  Schedule 1, item 37

The later of:

(a) the day after the end of the period of 3 months beginning on the day this Act receives the Royal Assent; and

(b) 1 April 2022.

 

14.  Schedule 1, item 38

The seventh day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

15.  Schedule 1, item 39

The later of:

(a) the day after the end of the period of 3 months beginning on the day this Act receives the Royal Assent; and

(b) 1 April 2022.

 

16.  Schedule 1, item 40

The seventh day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

17.  Schedule 1, item 41

The later of:

(a) the day after the end of the period of 3 months beginning on the day this Act receives the Royal Assent; and

(b) 1 April 2022.

 

18.  Schedule 1, items 42 and 43

The seventh day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

19.  Schedule 1, items 44 to 51

The later of:

(a) the day after the end of the period of 3 months beginning on the day this Act receives the Royal Assent; and

(b) 1 April 2022.

 

20.  Schedule 1, items 52 to 57

The seventh day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

21.  Schedule 1, item 58

The later of:

(a) the day after the end of the period of 3 months beginning on the day this Act receives the Royal Assent; and

(b) 1 April 2022.

 

22.  Schedule 1, items 59 and 60

The seventh day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

23.  Schedule 1, items 61 and 62

The later of:

(a) the day after the end of the period of 3 months beginning on the day this Act receives the Royal Assent; and

(b) 1 April 2022.

 

24.  Schedule 1, items 63 and 64

The seventh day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

25.  Schedule 1, item 65

The later of:

(a) the day after the end of the period of 3 months beginning on the day this Act receives the Royal Assent; and

(b) 1 April 2022.

 

26.  Schedule 1, items 66 and 67

The seventh day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

27.  Schedule 1, items 68 and 69

The later of:

(a) the day after the end of the period of 3 months beginning on the day this Act receives the Royal Assent; and

(b) 1 April 2022.

 

28.  Schedule 1, items 70 and 71

The seventh day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

29.  Schedule 2

The later of:

(a) the day after the end of the period of 3 months beginning on the day this Act receives the Royal Assent; and

(b) 1 April 2022.

 

30.  Schedule 3

The seventh day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally enacted. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this Act.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this Act. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this Act.

3   Schedules

                   Legislation 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.