National Disability Insurance Scheme (Becoming a Participant) Amendment Rules 2014

Link to law: https://www.comlaw.gov.au/Details/F2014L00902

 
 
National Disability Insurance Scheme (Becoming a Participant) Amendment Rules 2014
National Disability Insurance Scheme Act 2013
I, MITCH FIFIELD, Assistant Minister for Social Services, make these Rules for the purposes of section 23 of the National Disability Insurance Scheme Act 2013.
Dated: 30 June 2014
 
 
Mitch Fifield
Assistant Minister for Social Services
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1              Name of Rules
                These Rules are the National Disability Insurance Scheme (Becoming a Participant) Amendment Rules 2014.
2              Commencement
                These Rules commence on 1 July 2014.
3              Amendment of National Disability Insurance Scheme (Becoming a Participant) Rules 2013
                Schedule 1 amends the National Disability Insurance Scheme (Becoming a Participant) Rules 2013.
Schedule 1        Amendments
(rule 3)  
Item 1     After paragraph 4.4       
Insert:
4.4A The following areas are the 2014 NDIS launch areas:
(a)     the areas that comprise the following districts of Western Australia declared under section 2.1 of the Local Government Act 1995 (WA) as at the commencement of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (Becoming a Participant) Amendment Rules 2014:
(i)      Shire of Kalamunda;
(ii)     Shire of Mundaring;
(iii)     City of Swan;
(b)     the area that comprises the Barkly Region in the Northern Territory as defined under section 9 of the Local Government Act (NT) as at the commencement of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (Becoming a Participant) Amendment Rules 2014;
(c)     the Australian Capital Territory.
Note: reference to the Australian Capital Territory in these Rules does not include the Jervis Bay Territory.
Item 2     Paragraph 4.5     
Omit
“Australian Capital Territory”
Substitute
“2014 NDIS launch areas”
Item 3     Subparagraphs 4.6(b) and 4.7(b)      
Omit
“the Australian Capital Territory”
Substitute
“a 2014 NDIS launch area”
Item 4     Subparagraph 4.7(d) before “exceptional circumstances”
Insert:
“except where the relevant NDIS launch area is the Australian Capital Territory, ”
Item 5     Subparagraphs 4.8(b) and (d) and subparagraph 4.8(e)(ii)(A)  
Omit
“the Australian Capital Territory”
Substitute
“a 2014 NDIS launch area”
Item 6     Subparagraph 4.8(e)(ii)(B) before “exceptional circumstances”
Insert:
“except where the NDIS launch area in which a parent who satisfies subparagraph (A) starts to reside is the Australian Capital Territory, ”
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