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Health Legislation Amendment (Private Health Insurance) Bill 2006


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Health and Ageing

Summary

Amends the: National Health Act 1953 to expand the powers of the Private Health Insurance Ombudsman in dealing with complaints and conducting investigations on his or her own initiative or at the Minister’s request, particularly in relation to health care providers or brokers; and Private Health Insurance Incentives Act 1998 to allow additional time for Medicare Australia to provide the Australian Taxation Office with information regarding private health insurance rebates.

Progress of bill

For committee reference information, please see the Notes section at the end of this page.

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 31/05/06  
Second reading moved 31/05/06  
Second reading agreed to 15/06/06  
Third reading agreed to 15/06/06  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 15/06/06  
Second reading moved 15/06/06  
Second reading agreed to 22/06/06  
Committee of the Whole debate 22/06/06  
Third reading agreed to 22/06/06  
     
Assent 30/06/06 Act no.: 83 - Year: 2006
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

Senate
  • Australian Greens [sheet 4974]
NETTLE, Kerry

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  • Opposition [sheet 4989]
MCLUCAS, Sen Jan

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes
  • An electronic version of this Act is available on the Federal Register of Legislation (www.legislation.gov.au)