National Health (Immunisation Program – Designated Vaccines) Variation Determination 2014 (No. 1)

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National Health (Immunisation Program – Designated Vaccines) Variation Determination 2014 (No. 1)[1]
National Health Act 1953
I, Gayle Anderson, Delegate of the Minister for Health, make this Determination under subsections 9B (2) and (5) of the National Health Act 1953.
Dated 19 December 2014
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ms Gayle M Anderson
Assistant Secretary
Immunisation Branch
Department of Health
Delegate of the Minister for Health

1       Name of Determination
This Determination is the National Health (Immunisation Program – Designated Vaccines) Variation Determination 2014 (No. 1).
2       Commencement
          This Determination commences on 1 January 2015.
3       Variation of National Health (Immunisation Program – Designated Vaccines) Determination 2014 (No 1)
Schedule 1 varies the National Health (Immunisation Program – Designated     Vaccines) Determination 2014 (No. 1).
 
 
Schedule 1 - Variations
[1]     Section 7
 
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All references to “Aboriginal or a Torres Strait Islander” as contained in subsections 7(1)(a)(i); 7(2)(a)(i); 7(2)(b)(i); 7(2)(c)(i); and 7(2)(f)(i)
 
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Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
 
[2]     Section 7
 
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     All references to “Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander” as contained in subsections 7(5)(b) and 7(7)(b)
 
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Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
 
[3]     Section 7(5)(b)
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                (b)    an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander person who is at least 15 years; or
                   
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               (b)    an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person who is:
                          (i)    aged at least 6 months but less than 5 years; or
                          (ii)   15 years or older; or
                   
 
 
 
[4]     Schedule 1, Part 2
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201
Vaccine
Hepatitis A (monovalent)
Circumstances
Vaccine may be provided to a child:
   (a)  who is an Aboriginal or a Torres Strait Islander; and
  (b)  who is at least 1 year old but less than 5 years of age; and
   (c)  who lives in Queensland, Western Australia, South Australia or the Northern Territory
VAQTA Paediatric/ Adolescent
Injection (0.5mL)
Hepatitis A virus protein — 25 units of the hepatitis A virus protein
2 doses, with the second dose given 6 months after the first dose
 
substitute
201
Vaccine
Hepatitis A (monovalent)
Circumstances
Vaccine may be provided to a child:
   (a)  who is Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander; and
  (b)  who is at least 1 year old but less than 5 years of age; and
   (c)  who lives in Queensland, Western Australia, South Australia or the Northern Territory
VAQTA Paediatric/ Adolescent
Injection (0.5mL)
Hepatitis A virus protein — 25 units of the hepatitis A virus protein
2 doses, with the second dose given 6 months after the first dose
 
 

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