Private Health Insurance (Registration) Amendment Rules 2014 (No. 1)

Link to law: https://www.comlaw.gov.au/Details/F2014L00685

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Private Health Insurance (Registration) Amendment Rules 2014 (No. 1)
 
 
I, PETER DUTTON, Minister for Health, make these Rules under item 7 of the table in section 333-20 of the Private Health Insurance Act 2007.
 
Dated:  29 May 2014
 
 
 
 
Peter Dutton
Minister for Health
 
Contents
 
 
 
 
PART 1              PRELIMINARY
1

 
 

1.   Name of Rules
1

2.   Commencement
1

3.   Authority
1

4.   Schedule
1

 
 

Schedule – Amendments 
2

 
 
Part 1          Preliminary
 
1.                       Name of Rules
 
These Rules are the Private Health Insurance (Registration) Amendment Rules 2014 (No. 1).
 
2.                       Commencement
 
These Rules commence on the day after registration.
 
3.                       Authority
 
These Rules are made under the Private Health Insurance Act 2007.
 
4.                       Schedule
Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.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 – Amendments
 
Private Health Insurance (Registration) Rules 2009 (No. 2)
 
1        Paragraph 6(d)
 
          Omit “, except where the Principal Insured is insured by Reserve Bank Health Society Limited”.
 
2        Paragraph 6(h)
 
          Omit “on and from the date of commencement,”.
 
3        Schedule – Restricted access groups for certain insurers (table item 2, column 2, item 2.2)
 
Repeal the item, substitute:
 
2.2     A person who is, or was:
(a)  an employee of a contractor to any of the Commonwealth Bank Group and who is, or was, involved in supplying goods or services to the Commonwealth Bank Group; or
(b)  an employee of a franchisee of a subsidiary company within the Commonwealth Bank Group.
 
2.3     For the purposes of items 2.1 and 2.2, ‘Commonwealth Bank Group’ means:
(a)   the Commonwealth Bank of Australia;
(b)  subsidiaries (within the meaning of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth)) of the Commonwealth Bank of Australia; and
(c)   Gateway Credit Union.
 
4        Schedule – Restricted access groups for certain insurers (table item 4)
 
Repeal the item.
 
5        Schedule – Restricted access groups for certain insurers (cell at table item 6, column 2)
 
Repeal the cell, substitute:
 
6.1     A person who is, or was, engaged an as employee or contractor in the steelmaking industry.
 
6        Schedule – Restricted access groups for certain insurers (cell at table item 8, column 2)
 
Repeal the cell, substitute:
 
8.1  Any person who is, or was, a member of an employee organisation (a Union):
 
(a)  registered or recognised under the Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Act 2009 (Cth), including under Schedules 1 or 2 of that Act; or
(b)  registered as an organisation, being an association of employees under Chapter 12 of the Industrial Relations Act 1999 (Qld); or
(c)  registered in another state or territory under similar legislation.
 
8.2  A person (other than a teacher) who is, or was at the time, a member of any union and who is, or was, employed by:
 
(a)  a school or any other educational institution; or
(b)  a university or any other tertiary or further education or training institution;
 
that is, or was at the time, registered or otherwise licensed or approved under any Commonwealth or State legislation.
 
8.3  A person who is, or was, an employee of Queensland Teachers’ Union of Employees or Queensland Independent Education Union of Employees and who is, or was at the time, a member of any union.
 
8.4  Any person who would qualify under items 8.2 or 8.3, where no union coverage exists, or existed at the time, for that person.
 
7        Schedule – Restricted access groups for certain insurers (table item 9, column 2, paragraph 9.1(b))
 
Repeal the paragraph, substitute:
 
             (b)  Government or privately operated energy generation and delivery entities; or