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Schedule 1—Repeals and amendments

Schedule 1 Repeals and amendments

Part 1 Repeals

Australian Aged Care Quality Agency Act 2013

1  The whole of the Act

Repeal the Act.

Australian Aged Care Quality Agency (Transitional Provisions) Act 2013

2  The whole of the Act

Repeal the Act .

Part 2 Consequential amendments

Aged Care Act 1997

3  Paragraph 42-4(a)

Omit “ * CEO of the Quality Agency”, substitute “ * Quality and Safety Commissioner”.

4  Paragraph 56-4(1)(d)

Repeal the paragraph.

5  Paragraph 56-4(1)(e)

Omit “the Complaints Principles”, substitute “rules made for the purposes of subsection 21(2) of the * Quality and Safety Commission Act”.

6  Paragraph 63-1(1)(ba)

Omit “Division 94B”, substitute “Part 8 of the * Quality and Safety Commission Act”.

7  Paragraph 63-1(1)(l)

Repeal the paragraph.

8  Subsection 65-1A(1)

Omit “(1)”.

9  Paragraph 65-1A(1)(a)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (a)  any information provided by the * Quality and Safety Commissioner in accordance with the * Quality and Safety Commission Act or rules made under that Act; and

10  Subsection 65-1A(2)

Repeal the subsection (including the note).

11  Section 84-1

Omit:

       (e)     the management and resolution of complaints and other concerns about the provision of aged care services, and powers of authorised complaints officers (see Part 6.4A);

       (f)     recovery of overpayments by the Commonwealth (see Part 6.5);

       (g)     the Aged Care Complaints Commissioner, whose functions include those relating to complaints and other concerns conferred on the Commissioner by the Complaints Principles (see Part 6.6);

substitute:

       (e)     recovery of overpayments by the Commonwealth (see Part 6.5);

12  After paragraph 86-3(1)(b)

Insert:

                   (ba)  to the * Quality and Safety Commissioner to assist in the performance of the functions, or the exercise of the powers, of the Commissioner under the * Quality and Safety Commission Act or rules made under that Act; and

13  Subsection 86-3(2)

Repeal the subsection.

14  Paragraph 86-3(3)(a)

Omit “or (2)(a)”.

15  Paragraph 86-3(3)(b)

Omit “or (2)(a) or (c)”.

16  Parts 6.4A and 6.6

Repeal the Parts.

17  Section 96-1 (table item 9A)

Omit “Divisions 95A and”, substitute “Division”.

18  Section 96-1 (table items 13A and 17A)

Repeal the items.

19  Subsection 96-2(2)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

Quality and Safety Commissioner

             (2)  The Secretary may, in writing, delegate to the * Quality and Safety Commissioner the powers and functions of the Secretary that the Secretary considers necessary for the Commissioner to perform the Commissioner’s functions under the * Quality and Safety Commission Act or rules made under that Act.

          (2A)  If, under subsection (2), the Secretary delegates a power or function to the * Quality and Safety Commissioner, the Commissioner may, in writing, sub-delegate the power or function to a member of the staff of the * Quality and Safety Commission referred to in section 33 of the * Quality and Safety Commission Act.

20  Subsection 96-2(15)

Repeal the subsection.

21  Clause 1 of Schedule 1

Repeal the following definitions:

                     (a)  definition of Aged Care Complaints Commissioner ;

                     (b)  definition of authorised complaints officer ;

                     (c)  definition of CEO of the Quality Agency ;

                     (d)  definition of complaints powers .

22  Clause 1 of Schedule 1

Insert:

Quality and Safety Commission means the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission established by section 11 of the * Quality and Safety Commission Act .

Quality and Safety Commission Act means the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission Act 2018 .

Quality and Safety Commissioner means the Commissioner of the * Quality and Safety Commission.

Aged Care (Transitional Provisions) Act 1997

23  Clause 1 of Schedule 1 (definition of CEO of the Quality Agency )

Repeal the definition.

Part 3 Contingent amendments

Aged Care Act 1997

24  Paragraph 86-9(1)(k)

Omit “ Australian Aged Care Quality Agency Act 2013 ”, substitute “ * Quality and Safety Commission Act”.

Freedom of Information Act 1982

25  Schedule 3

Omit:

Australian Aged Care Quality Agency Act 2013 , subsection 48(1) and section 50

substitute:

Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission Act 2018 , subsection 60(1) and section 62