Title Health Insurance (Dental Services) Bill 2012
Database Explanatory Memoranda
Date 31-05-2012 03:08 PM
Source House of Reps
System Id legislation/ems/r4771_ems_38a99d38-8ff8-4e54-88a9-5d97996156f0

Health Insurance (Dental Services) Bill 2012


Text Box: Statement of Compatibility with Human Rights
 Prepared in accordance with Part 3 of the Human Rights (Parliamentary Scrutiny) Act 2011
 Health Insurance (Dental Services) Bill 2012
 This Bill is compatible with the human rights and freedoms recognised or declared in the international instruments listed in section 3 of the Human Rights (Parliamentary Scrutiny) Act 2011.
 Overview of the Bill
 The Bill requires the Minister for Health, in conjunction with such other Ministers as may be necessary, to redress past and future inequities that have arisen from the operation of subsection 10(2) of the Health Insurance (Dental Services) Determination 2007.
 The Bill describes the inequities imposed on dental practitioners by the operation of the subsection of the Determination and specifies five courses of action which the Minister can take to redress those inequities.
 It establishes a timeframe in which action is to be taken and requires a report to be tabled in both Houses of Parliament detailing the actions taken.
  Human rights implications
 This Bill does not engage any of the applicable rights or freedoms.
 This Bill is compatible with human rights as it does not raise any human rights issues.
 The Hon Peter Dutton
 Member for Dickson
 Shadow Minister for Health and Ageing 























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