User Rights Amendment (Publication of Accommodation Payment Information) Principles 2014

Link to law: https://www.comlaw.gov.au/Details/F2014L00432

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User Rights Amendment (Publication of Accommodation Payment Information) Principles 2014
I, Mitch Fifield, Assistant Minister for Social Services, make the following principles under section 96‑1 of the Aged Care Act 1997.
Dated                                       15/04/2014
Mitch Fifield
Assistant Minister for Social Services
 
  
  
Contents
1............ Name of principles........................................................................................................ 1
2............ Commencement............................................................................................................. 1
3............ Authority....................................................................................................................... 1
4............ Schedule(s).................................................................................................................... 1
Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                                          2
User Rights Principles 1997                                                                                                                2
 
1  Name of principles
                   These principles are the User Rights Amendment (Publication of Accommodation Payment Information) Principles 2014.
2  Commencement
                   These principles commence on 19 May 2014.
3  Authority
                   These principles are made under section 96‑1 of the Aged Care Act 1997.
4  Schedule(s)
                   Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.
Schedule 1—Amendments
  
User Rights Principles 1997
1  At the end of Division 5 of Part 2
Add:
23.17B  Information about accommodation payments
             (1)  This section applies to an approved provider of a residential care service who is intending to charge care recipients accommodation payments for a room or a part of a room in the service, under the Act as it will be in force on 1 July 2014.
             (2)  The approved provider must comply with sections 7 and 8 of the Fees and Payments Principles 2014 as if those sections had commenced.
2  After Part 3
Insert:
Part 3A—User rights and responsibilities for flexible care
  
23.26A  Purpose of Part (Act, s 56‑3)
                   This Part specifies an additional responsibility of an approved provider of a flexible care service that is a multi‑purpose service.
23.26B  Information about accommodation payments
             (1)  This section applies to an approved provider of a flexible care service that is a multi‑purpose service if the approved provider is intending to charge care recipients accommodation payments for a room or a part of a room in the service, under the Act as it will be in force on 1 July 2014.
Note:          This kind of flexible care service will be an eligible flexible care service for the purposes of the Act as it will be in force on 1 July 2014.
             (2)  The approved provider must comply with sections 7 and 8 of the Fees and Payments Principles 2014 as if those sections had commenced.