Amendment Statement of Principles concerning ischaemic heart disease No. 34 of 2014

Link to law: https://www.comlaw.gov.au/Details/F2014L00305

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Amendment Statement of Principles
concerning
 
ISCHAEMIC HEART DISEASE
No. 34 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 ischaemic heart disease No. 34 of 2014.
2.                     The Repatriation Medical Authority amends, under subsection 196B(8) of the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986, Statement of Principles concerning ischaemic heart disease Instrument No. 90 of 2007, as amended by Instrument No. 44 of 2009, Instrument No. 97 of 2010, and Instrument No. 126 of 2011, by:
A.        Inserting new factor "(pb)" following factor "(pa)" in clause 6 as follows:
"(pb)    for acute myocardial infarction or sudden death from ischaemic heart disease only, undertaking physical activity of six METs or more within the 12 hours before the clinical onset of ischaemic heart disease; or"; and
B         Inserting new factor "(ffb)" following factor "(ffa)" in clause 6 as follows:
"(ffb)   for acute myocardial infarction or sudden death from ischaemic heart disease only, undertaking physical activity of six METs or more within the 12 hours before the clinical worsening of ischaemic heart disease; or".
3.                     The amendments made by this instrument apply to all matters to which Instrument No. 90 of 2007, as amended by Instrument No. 44 of 2009, Instrument No. 97 of 2010, and Instrument No. 126 of 2011; section 120B of the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986 and section 339 of the Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004 apply.
4.                     The amendments made by this instrument take effect from 26 March 2014.
Dated this   fourteenth   day of   March   2014
The Common Seal of the                    )
Repatriation Medical Authority          )
was affixed to this instrument                        )
in the presence of:                               )
PROFESSOR NICHOLAS SAUNDERS AO
CHAIRPERSON