Title Aged Care Legislation Amendment (New Commissioner Functions) Bill 2019
Database Bills & Legislation
Long Title A Bill for an Act to amend legislation relating to aged care, and for related purposes
Date 05-12-2019 04:46 PM
Source Senate
Parl No. 46
Bill Number 199/19
Bill Type Government
Portfolio Health
Reps Bill Code O
Status Act
System Id legislation/bills/s1236_aspassed/0000


Aged Care Legislation Amendment (New Commissioner Functions) Bill 2019
</head> <body lang="EN-AU" link="blue" vlink="blue" xml:lang="EN-AU"> <div class="WordSection1"> <p class="Session">2019</p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:14.0pt"> </span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:14.0pt">The Parliament of the</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:14.0pt">Commonwealth of Australia</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:14.0pt"> </span></p> <p class="House">THE SENATE</p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="Reading">As passed by both Houses</p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:9.5pt"> </span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:9.5pt"> </span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:9.5pt"> </span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:9.5pt"> </span></p> <p class="ShortT">Aged Care Legislation Amendment (New Commissioner Functions) Bill 2019</p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="Actno">No.      , 2019</p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="LongT">A Bill for an Act to amend legislation relating to aged care, and for related purposes</p> <p class="MsoHeader"><span class="CharAmSchNo"> </span><span class="CharAmSchText"> </span></p> <p class="MsoHeader"><span class="CharAmPartNo"> </span><span class="CharAmPartText"> </span></p> </div> <span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif""><br clear="all" style="page-break-before:always"/></span> <div class="WordSection2"> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:18.0pt">Contents</span></p> <p class="MsoToc5">1............ Short title............................................................................................. 1</p> <p class="MsoToc5">2............ Commencement................................................................................... 1</p> <p class="MsoToc5">3............ Schedules............................................................................................ 2</p> <p class="MsoToc6">Schedule 1—Approval of providers of aged care<span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-weight:normal">                                             </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-weight:normal">3</span></p> <p class="MsoToc9">Aged Care (Accommodation Payment Security) Act 2006<span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">                                 </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">3</span></p> <p class="MsoToc9">Aged Care (Accommodation Payment Security) Levy Act 2006<span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">                        </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">3</span></p> <p class="MsoToc9">Aged Care Act 1997<span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style: normal">                                                                                                   </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">3</span></p> <p class="MsoToc9">Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission Act 2018<span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">                                       </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">10</span></p> <p class="MsoToc9">Aged Care (Transitional Provisions) Act 1997<span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">                                                  </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">25</span></p> <p class="MsoToc9">A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax) Act 1999<span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">                                     </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">26</span></p> <p class="MsoToc9">Healthcare Identifiers Act 2010<span style="font-size:9.0pt; font-style:normal">                                                                            </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">26</span></p> <p class="MsoToc9">Social Security Act 1991<span style="font-size:9.0pt; font-style:normal">                                                                                         </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">26</span></p> <p class="MsoToc9">Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986<span style="font-size:9.0pt; font-style:normal">                                                                           </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">26</span></p> <p class="MsoToc6">Schedule 2—Responsibilities of approved providers etc.<span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-weight:normal">                           </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-weight:normal">28</span></p> <p class="MsoToc9">Aged Care Act 1997<span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style: normal">                                                                                                 </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">28</span></p> <p class="MsoToc9">Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission Act 2018<span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">                                       </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">47</span></p> <p class="MsoToc9">Aged Care (Transitional Provisions) Act 1997<span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">                                                  </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">76</span></p> <p class="MsoToc9">Social Security Act 1991<span style="font-size:9.0pt; font-style:normal">                                                                                         </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">77</span></p> <p class="MsoToc9">Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986<span style="font-size:9.0pt; font-style:normal">                                                                           </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">77</span></p> <p class="MsoToc6">Schedule 3—Reconsideration and review of decisions<span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-weight:normal">                                 </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-weight:normal">78</span></p> <p class="MsoToc9">Aged Care Act 1997<span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style: normal">                                                                                                 </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">78</span></p> <p class="MsoToc9">Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission Act 2018<span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">                                       </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">78</span></p> <p class="MsoToc6">Schedule 4—Transitional, application, saving and other provisions<span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-weight:normal">   </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-weight:normal">83</span></p> <p class="MsoToc7">Part 1—Introduction<span style="font-size:9.0pt">                                                                                                  </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt">83</span></p> <p class="MsoToc7">Part 2—Approval of providers of aged care<span style="font-size:9.0pt">                                                  </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt">85</span></p> <p class="MsoToc7">Part 3—Responsibilities of approved providers etc.<span style="font-size:9.0pt">                                  </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt">89</span></p> <p class="MsoToc8">Division 1—Transitional etc. provisions relating to the imposition of sanctions on approved providers<span style="font-size:9.0pt">       </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt">89</span></p> <p class="MsoToc8">Division 2—Application provisions relating to Part 6.4 of the Aged Care Act <span style="font-size:9.0pt">93</span></p> <p class="MsoToc8">Division 3—Application etc. provisions relating to Parts 8 and 8A of the Commission Act<span style="font-size:9.0pt">             </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt">95</span></p> <p class="MsoToc8">Division 4—Other matters<span style="font-size:9.0pt">                                                                                       </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt">96</span></p> <p class="MsoToc7">Part 4—Reconsideration and review of decisions<span style="font-size:9.0pt">                                       </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt">97</span></p> <p class="MsoToc7">Part 5—Provisions relating to transferred functions<span style="font-size:9.0pt">                                  </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt">99</span></p> <p class="MsoToc7">Part 6—Rules<span style="font-size:9.0pt">                                                                                                               </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt">100</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> </div> <span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif""><br clear="all" style="page-break-before:always"/></span> <div class="WordSection3"> <p class="Page1">A Bill for an Act to amend legislation relating to aged care, and for related purposes</p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-top:12.0pt;line-height:normal"> <span style="font-size:16.0pt">The Parliament of Australia enacts:</span></p> <opc-section depth="0" ref="3491175f77c84d0ebb9097018bc88143" title="1  Short title"><a name="3491175f77c84d0ebb9097018bc88143"/><p class="ActHead5"><a name="_Toc21683886"><span class="CharSectno">1</span>  Short title</a></p> <p class="subsection">                    This Act is the <i>Aged Care Legislation Amendment (New Commissioner Functions) Act 2019</i>.</p> </opc-section><opc-section depth="0" ref="05c6ba4d5c14461d9ced21d01e3c063b" title="2  Commencement"><a name="05c6ba4d5c14461d9ced21d01e3c063b"/><p class="ActHead5"><a name="_Toc21683887"><span class="CharSectno">2</span>  Commencement</a></p> <p class="subsection">              (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.</p> <p class="Tabletext"> </p> <table class="MsoNormalTable" border="1" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0" width="474" style="margin-left:5.35pt;border-collapse:collapse;border:none"> <thead> <tr> <td width="474" colspan="3" valign="top" style="width:355.55pt;border-top:solid windowtext 1.5pt; border-left:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.0pt;border-right:none; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="TableHeading">Commencement information</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="113" valign="top" style="width:3.0cm;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.0pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="TableHeading">Column 1</p> </td> <td width="255" valign="top" style="width:191.4pt;border:none;border-bottom: solid windowtext 1.0pt;padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="TableHeading">Column 2</p> </td> <td width="105" valign="top" style="width:79.1pt;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.0pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="TableHeading">Column 3</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="113" valign="top" style="width:3.0cm;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.5pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="TableHeading">Provisions</p> </td> <td width="255" valign="top" style="width:191.4pt;border:none;border-bottom: solid windowtext 1.5pt;padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="TableHeading">Commencement</p> </td> <td width="105" valign="top" style="width:79.1pt;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.5pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="TableHeading">Date/Details</p> </td> </tr> </thead> <tr> <td width="113" valign="top" style="width:3.0cm;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.0pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="Tabletext">1.  Sections 1 to 3 and anything in this Act not elsewhere covered by this table</p> </td> <td width="255" valign="top" style="width:191.4pt;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.0pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="Tabletext">The day this Act receives the Royal Assent.</p> </td> <td width="105" valign="top" style="width:79.1pt;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.0pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="Tabletext"> </p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="113" valign="top" style="width:3.0cm;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.5pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="Tabletext">2.  Schedules 1 to 4</p> </td> <td width="255" valign="top" style="width:191.4pt;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.5pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="Tabletext">A single day to be fixed by Proclamation.</p> <p class="Tabletext">However, if the provisions do not commence within the period of 6 months beginning on the day this Act receives the Royal Assent, they commence on the day after the end of that period.</p> </td> <td width="105" valign="top" style="width:79.1pt;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.5pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="Tabletext"> </p> </td> </tr> </table> <p class="notetext"> 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.</p> <p class="subsection">              (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.</p> </opc-section><opc-section depth="0" ref="ceb0ec7700b344aaabaa234d1d4d53e2" title="3  Schedules"><a name="ceb0ec7700b344aaabaa234d1d4d53e2"/><p class="ActHead5"><a name="_Toc21683888"><span class="CharSectno">3</span>  Schedules</a></p> <p class="subsection">                    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.</p> </opc-section><?DMS-Include seriesId="ea49dbc0-3f59-4858-9f00-8563d468f41a"?><?DMS-Include seriesId="e99f143e-6ffd-47a6-9b70-51ec41273abb"?><?DMS-Include seriesId="0528c96b-7747-49e8-a504-af973a1eec34"?><?DMS-Include seriesId="d739fc03-5256-45e1-b844-3494b0a0a680"?></div> </body> </div></div></body></html>