Amendment Statement of Principles concerning Alzheimer-type dementia No. 18 of 2014

Link to law: https://www.comlaw.gov.au/Details/F2014L00028

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Amendment Statement of Principles
concerning
 
ALZHEIMER-TYPE DEMENTIA
No. 18 of 2014
 
for the purposes of the
 
Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
and
Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004
1.                     This Instrument may be cited as Amendment Statement of Principles concerning Alzheimer-type dementia No. 18 of 2014.
2.                     The Repatriation Medical Authority amends, under subsection 196B(8) of the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986, Statement of Principles concerning Alzheimer-type dementia Instrument No. 23 of 2010, by inserting additional factor "(ba)" immediately following factor "b" in clause 6 as follows:
"(ba)     having diabetes mellitus for at least the ten years before the clinical onset of Alzheimer-type dementia; or".
3.                     The amendment made by this instrument applies to all matters to which Instrument No. 23 of 2010, section 120B of the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986 and section 339 of the Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004 apply.
4.                     The amendment made by this instrument takes effect from 15 January 2014.
Dated this   nineteenth   day of   December   2013
The Common Seal of the                    )
Repatriation Medical Authority          )
was affixed at the direction of:          )
PROFESSOR NICHOLAS SAUNDERS AO
CHAIRPERSON