Amendment of Statement of Principles concerning lumbar spondylosis No. 36 of 2010

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Amendment Statement of Principles
concerning
 
LUMBAR SPONDYLOSIS
No. 36 of 2010
 
for the purposes of the
 
Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
and
Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004
 
1.                    This Instrument may be cited as Statement of Principles concerning lumbar spondylosis No. 36 of 2010.
 
2.                    The Repatriation Medical Authority amends, under subsection 196B(8) of the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986, Statement of Principles concerning lumbar spondylosis Instrument No. 37 of 2005, as amended by Instrument No. 78 of 2008, by:
 
(A)             Replacing factor "(ja)" in clause 6 with the following:
 
"(ja)     flying in a powered aircraft as operational aircrew, for a cumulative total of at least 2500 hours within the ten years before the clinical onset of lumbar spondylosis; or"; and
 
(B)             Replacing factor "(sa)" in clause 6 with the following:
 
"(sa)     flying in a powered aircraft as operational aircrew, for a cumulative total of at least 2500 hours within the ten years before the clinical worsening of lumbar spondylosis; or".
 
3.                    The amendment made by this instrument applies to all matters to which Instrument No. 37 of 2005, as amended by Instrument No. 78 of 2008, section 120A of the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986 and section 338 of the Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004 apply.
 
4.                    The amendments made by this instrument take effect from 12 May 2010.
 
Dated this       twenty-second day of              April         2010.
 
The Common Seal of the                  )
Repatriation Medical Authority       )
was affixed to this instrument          )
in the presence of                              )
KEN DONALD
CHAIRPERSON
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