Declared Hearing Services Amendment Determination 2013 (No. 1)

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Declared Hearing Services Amendment Determination 2013 (No. 1)
Australian Hearing Services Act 1991
I, MARK BUTLER, Minister for Mental Health and Ageing, make this Determination under subsections 8(7) and (8) of the Australian Hearing Services Act 1991.
Dated              19 June 2013
MARK BUTLER
Minister for Mental Health and Ageing
1              Name of Determination
                This Determination is the Declared Hearing Services Amendment Determination 2013 (No. 1).
2              Commencement
                This Determination commences on 1 July 2013.
3              Authority
                 This Determination is made under subsections 8(7) and (8) of the Australian Hearing Services Act 1991.
4              Amendment of Declared Hearing Services Determination 1997
                The Declared Hearing Services Determination 1997 is amended as set out in the applicable items in Schedules 1 and 2, and any other item in Schedules 1 or 2 has effect according to its terms.
Schedule 1        Amendments
(section 4)
 
[1]           Subsection 3(1), after note to definition of Act
insert
Authority has the meaning given by subsection 4(1) of the Act.
[2]           Subsection 3(1), after definition of referred Commonwealth employee
insert
RJCP means the Remote Jobs and Communities Program jointly administered by the Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs and the Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations.
[3]           Subsection 12(d)(iii)
omit
CDEP Program
insert
RJCP
[4]           Subsection 12(d)(v)
repeal the subsection, substitute
(v)    a person who:
A.      was a participant in the CDEP Program at any time between 1 December 2005 and 30 June 2008; and
B.      ceased to be a participant before 30 June 2013; and
C.      between ceasing to be a participant and 30 June 2013 had received or was part-way through receiving from the Authority one or more of the hearing services specified in Part 8 of Schedule 1; or
[5]           After subsection 12(d)(v)
insert
(vi)  a person who on 30 June 2013:
A.      was a participant in the CDEP Program; and
B.      had received or was part-way through receiving from the Authority one or more of the hearing services specified in Part 8 of Schedule 1;
[6]           Section 12A
repeal the section
 
Schedule 2        Amendments
(section 4)
 
[1]           Subsection 3(1), definition of parent
after ‘young adult’, wherever appearing, insert
or young NDIS participant
[2]           Subsection 3(1), after definition of eligible person
insert
NDIS means the National Disability Insurance Scheme.
[3]           Subsection 3(1), after definition of young Australians
insert
young NDIS participant means a person who:
(a)       is under 26 years of age; and
(b)       is a participant within the meaning of the National Disability Insurance Scheme Act 2013 and has been referred to the Authority in connection with the funding or provision of supports under a participant’s plan under Chapter 3 of that Act.
[4]           Section 4, heading
after ‘young adults’ insert
and young NDIS participants
[5]           After subsection 4(2)
insert
(3)   The hearing services specified in Part 1 of Schedule 1 are declared hearing services for the application of paragraph 8 (1) (ad) of the Act to the class of designated persons specified in paragraph 12 (f).
[6]           Subsection 8(2)(a)
after ‘young adult’ insert
or young NDIS participant
[7]           Subsection 12(a)(i)
after ‘young adult’ insert
or young NDIS participant
[8]           Subsection 12(e)(ii)
omit
age.
insert
age;
[9]           After subsection 12(e)
insert
(f)    persons, each of whom is a young NDIS participant.
[10]         Part 1 of Schedule 1, heading
after ‘young adults’ insert
and young NDIS participants