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User Rights Amendment Principles 2012 (No. 2)

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User Rights Amendment Principles 2012 (No. 2)¹
Aged Care Act 1997
I, MARK BUTLER, Minister for Mental Health and Ageing, make these Principles under section 96‑1 of the Aged Care Act 1997.
Dated   29 May 2012
Minister for Ageing
1              Name of Principles
                These Principles are the User Rights Amendment Principles 2012 (No. 2).
2              Commencement
                These Principles commence on 1 July 2012.
3              Amendment of User Rights Principles
                Schedule 1 amends the User Rights Principles 1997.
Schedule 1        Amendments
(section 3)
[1]           After section 23.14
23.14A   Information to be given to eligible care recipients about reduction in resident fees
          If a care recipient is eligible for a reduction in the maximum amount of resident fees the care recipient may be required to pay if the approved provider complies with the eligibility requirements for the basic daily fee supplement, the approved provider must give information to the care recipient, or his or her representative, about the care recipient’s eligibility for the reduction.
Note     For conditions of eligibility for the basic daily fee supplement see section 21.25F of the Residential Care Subsidy Principles 1997.
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