Sanctions Amendment (Various Measures) Principle 2013

Link to law: https://www.comlaw.gov.au/Details/F2013L01346

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Sanctions Amendment (Various Measures) Principle 2013
 
 
 
 
I, Jacinta Collins, Minister for Mental Health and Ageing, make the following principle under the Aged Care Act 1997.
 
Dated:              8/7       2013
 
 
 
 
 
Jacinta Collins
Minister for Mental Health and Ageing
 
 
  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Contents
1             Name of principle                                                                                                           1
2             Commencement                                                                                                              1
3             Authority                                                                                                                        1
4             Schedule(s)                                                                                                                     1
Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                                              2
Sanctions Principles 1997                                                                                                                   2
 
 
 
1  Name of principle
This principle is the Sanctions Amendment (Various Measures) Principle 2013.
2  Commencement
                   This principle commences on 1 August 2013.
3  Authority
                   This principle is made under 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                   Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.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
  
Sanctions Principles 1997
1  Section 22.3 (note at end)
Repeal the note, substitute:
Note:          A number of expressions used in these Principles are defined in the Act, including the following:
(a)    disqualified individual;
(b)    key personnel.
 
2   Subsection 22.7(3)
Repeal the subsection, substitute:
(3)   The Secretary may approve the appointment only if the Secretary is satisfied that:
                (a)    the proposed adviser meets the eligibility criteria for appointment; and
               (b)    the proposed adviser has a sufficient understanding of the issues that need to be addressed to remedy the non-compliance; and
                (c)    there would be no conflict, affecting the delivery of care or other services, between the proposed adviser’s obligations as adviser and any other obligations of the proposed adviser; and
               (d)    the proposed adviser has complied with any requirement under subsection (2).
 
3   Subsection 22.7(6)
Repeal the subsection, substitute:
(6)   A decision under subsection 22.7(1) to refuse to approve the proposed appointment is a reviewable decision under section 85-1 of the Act.
 
4   Subsection 22.9(2)
Omit “7 days”, substitute “5 days”.
 
5   Subsection 22.13(6)
Repeal the subsection, substitute:
(6)   A decision under subsection 22.13(1) to refuse to approve the proposed appointment is a reviewable decision under section 85-1 of the Act.
 
 
6   Subsection 22.15(2)
Omit “7 days”, substitute “5 days”.
 
7   Subparagraph 22.20(1)(b)(iii)
Repeal the subparagraph, substitute:
 
(iii)       against the Home Care Standards of the home care services (if any) provided by the approved provider;
 
8   Subsection 22.20(2) (definition of Community Care Standards)
Repeal the definition, substitute:
 
Home Care Standards means the Home Care Standards mentioned in Part 5 of the Quality of Care Principles 1997.