Family Assistance (Exemption from Immunisation Requirements) (FaHCSIA) Determination 2012

Link to law: https://www.comlaw.gov.au/Details/F2012L01470

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Family Assistance (Exemption from Immunisation Requirements) (FaHCSIA) Determination 2012
I, JENNY MACKLIN, Minister for Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs and Minister for Disability Reform, make this Determination under section 7 (1) of the A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999.
Dated             29th June                               2012
J Macklin
Minister for Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs and Minister for Disability Reform
 
 
1              Name of Determination
                This Determination is the Family Assistance (Exemption from Immunisation Requirements) (FaHCSIA) Determination 2012.
2              Commencement
                This Determination commences on 1 July 2012.
3              Definitions
                Agency has the meaning given by subsection 3 (1) of the A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999.
                FTB child has the meaning given by subsection 3 (1) of the A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999.
                Regular child care has the meaning given by subsection 3 (1) of the A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999.
4              Application
         (1)   This Determination applies to Family Tax Benefit (FTB) Part A supplement.
         (2)   This Determination applies to all claims for FTB Part A supplement made after 30 June 2012.
5              Exemption from immunisation requirements
         (1)   A child is exempt from the requirement to be immunised if:
(a)the child is an FTB child; and
(b)an officer of the Church of Christ, Scientist declares, in writing, that:
 (i) the individual in relation to whom the child is an FTB child, or a regular care child, is a practicing member of the Church; or
(ii) the partner of that individual is a practicing member of that Church; and
(c)    a copy of the declaration is given to the agency.
6              Exceptional Circumstances
                The Secretary has a discretion to exempt a child from the requirement to be immunised within the specific period if the Secretary is satisfied that exceptional circumstances exist.