Human Services Legislation Amendment Regulations 2005 (No. 1)

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Human Services Legislation Amendment Regulations 2005 (No. 1)1 Select Legislative Instrument 2005 No. 207
I, JOHN SANDERSON, Administrator of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following Regulations under the Civil Aviation Act 1988, the Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997, the Customs Administration Act 1985, the Family Law Act 1975, the Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997, the Financial Transaction Reports Act 1988, the Freedom of Information Act 1982, the Health Insurance Act 1973, the Health Insurance Commission Act 1973, the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997, the Lands Acquisition Act 1989, the Maternity Leave (Commonwealth Employees) Act 1973, the Medical Indemnity Act 2002, the National Health Act 1953, the Ombudsman Act 1976, the Privacy Act 1988, the Proceeds of Crime Act 1987, the Public Works Committee Act 1969 and the Superannuation (Productivity Benefit) Act 1988. Dated 15 September 2005 JOHN SANDERSON Administrator By His Excellency’s Command JOE HOCKEY Minister for Human Services for the Prime Minister, the Minister for Transport and Regional Services, the Minister for Health and Ageing, the Attorney-General, the Minister for Finance and Administration, the Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations, the Minister for Justice and Customs and the Minister for Revenue and Assistant Treasurer
1              Name of Regulations                 These Regulations are the Human Services Legislation Amendment Regulations 2005 (No. 1). 2              Commencement                 These Regulations commence on the commencement of items 31 to 731 of Schedule 2 to the Human Services Legislation Amendment Act 2005. 3              Amendment of legislation                 Schedule 1 amends the following Regulations:                 (a)    the Civil Aviation Safety Regulations 1998;                (b)    the Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Regulations 1997;                 (c)    the Customs Administration Regulations 2000;                (d)    the Family Law Regulations 1984;                 (e)    the Financial Management and Accountability Regulations 1997;                 (f)    the Financial Transaction Reports Regulations 1990;                 (g)    the Freedom of Information (Miscellaneous Provisions) Regulations 1982;                 (h)    the Health Insurance (Diagnostic Imaging Services Table) Regulations 2004;                  (i)    the Health Insurance (General Medical Services Table) Regulations 2004;                 (j)    the Health Insurance (Pathology Services) Regulations 1989;                (k)    the Health Insurance (Vocational Registration of General Practitioners) Regulations;                  (l)    the Health Insurance Commission Regulations 1975;                (m)    the Health Insurance Regulations 1975;                 (n)    the Income Tax Assessment Regulations 1997;                (o)    the Lands Acquisition Regulations 1989;                (p)    the Maternity Leave (Commonwealth Employees) Regulations;                (q)    the Medical Indemnity Regulations 2003;                 (r)    the National Health (Pharmaceutical Benefits) Regulations 1960;                 (s)    the Ombudsman Regulations 1977;                 (t)    the Privacy (Private Sector) Regulations 2001;                 (u)    the Proceeds of Crime Regulations 1987;                 (v)    the Public Works Committee Regulations 1969;                (w)    the Superannuation Benefit (Interim Arrangement) (Continuous Service) Regulations.
Schedule 1        Amendments (regulation 3) Part 1                     Amendments of Civil Aviation Safety Regulations 1998 [1]           Subregulation 67.010 (1), definition of specialist medical practitioner, paragraph (a) omit the Health Insurance Commission insert Medicare Australia [2]           Subregulation 67.010 (1), definition of specialist psychiatrist, paragraph (a) omit the Health Insurance Commission insert Medicare Australia [3]           Subparagraph 67.025 (2) (c) (i) and paragraphs 67.065 (4) (a) and 67.075 (3) (a) omit the Health Insurance Commission insert Medicare Australia Part 2                     Amendment of Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Regulations 1997 [4]           Schedule 1, Part 1 substitute Part 1          Commonwealth authorities  
Item
Commonwealth authority
Enabling legislation
101
Australian Accounting Standards Board
Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act 2001
102
Australian Fisheries Management Authority
Fisheries Administration Act 1991
103
Australian Institute of Criminology
Criminology Research Act 1971
104
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare Act 1987
105
Australian Institute of Marine Science
Australian Institute of Marine Science Act 1972
106
Australian Law Reform Commission
Australian Law Reform Commission Act 1996
107
Australian Maritime Safety Authority
Australian Maritime Safety Authority Act 1990
108
Australian National Maritime Museum
Australian National Maritime Museum Act 1990
109
Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation
Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation Act 1987
110
Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority
Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals (Administration) Act 1992
111
Australian Prudential Regulation Authority
Australian Prudential Regulation Authority Act 1998
112
Australian Securities and Investments Commission
Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act 2001
113
Australian Trade Commission
Australian Trade Commission Act 1985
114
Australian War Memorial
Australian War Memorial Act 1980
115
Comcare
Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988
116
Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation
Science and Industry Research Act 1949
117
Corporations and Markets Advisory Committee
Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act 2001
118
Export Finance and Insurance Corporation
Export Finance and Insurance Corporation Act 1991
119
Grains Research and Development Corporation
Primary Industries and Energy Research and Development Act 1989 and Grains Research and Development Corporation Regulations 1990
120
Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority
Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Act 1975
121
Land and Water Resources Research and Development Corporation
Primary Industries and Energy Research and Development Act 1989 and Land and Water Resources Research and Development Corporation Regulations
122
National Gallery of Australia
National Gallery Act 1975
123
National Museum of Australia
National Museum of Australia Act 1980
124
National Occupational Health and Safety Commission
National Occupational Health and Safety Commission Act 1985
125
Reserve Bank of Australia
Reserve Bank Act 1959
126
Sydney Harbour Federation Trust
Sydney Harbour Federation Trust Act 2001
127
The Director of National Parks
Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999
128
Tourism Australia
Tourism Australia Act 2004
Part 3                     Amendments of Customs Administration Regulations 2000 [5]           Schedule 2, item 1.17 omit Health Insurance Commission insert Medicare Australia [6]           Schedule 2, after item 1.25 insert
1.251
The Department of Human Services
A, B, C, D, E, F, G
Part 4                     Amendments of Family Law Regulations 1984 [7]           Subparagraphs 11 (7) (d) (i) and (ii) omit the Department of Social Security insert Centrelink [8]           Paragraph 12CB (e) substitute                 (e)    Centrelink; [9]           Paragraph 12CB (j) substitute                 (j)    Medicare Australia. [10]         Subparagraphs 16 (3) (b) (i) and (ii) omit the Department of Social Security insert Centrelink Part 5                     Amendments of Financial Management and Accountability Regulations 1997 [11]         Schedule 1, Part 1, item 117B substitute
117B
Centrelink (Commonwealth Services Delivery Agency), comprising:    (a)  the Chief Executive Officer appointed under section 29 of the Commonwealth Services Delivery Agency Act 1997; and    (b)  the staff mentioned in subsection 35 (1) of that Act; and    (c)  consultants (if any) engaged under subsection 37 (1) of that Act See Note B
Chief Executive Officer
[12]         Schedule 1, Part 1, after item 128A insert
128AA
Medicare Australia comprising:    (a)  the Chief Executive Officer appointed under section 8AG of the Medicare Australia Act 1973; and    (b)  the staff mentioned in subsection 20 (1) of that Act; and    (c)  consultants (if any) engaged under subsection 21 (1) of that Act See Note B
Chief Executive Officer
Part 6                     Amendments of Financial Transaction Reports Regulations 1990 [13]         Paragraph 10A (1) (b) omit the Commonwealth Services Delivery Agency; insert a Centrelink officer; [14]         Subregulation 10A (3) and paragraph 11C (b) omit an officer of the Commonwealth Services Delivery Agency insert a Centrelink officer Part 7                     Amendment of Freedom of Information (Miscellaneous Provisions) Regulations 1982 [15]         Schedule 2, item 75 omit Part 8                     Amendments of Health Insurance (Diagnostic Imaging Services Table) Regulations 2004 [16]         Schedule 1, Part 2, subrule 2 (1), definition of registered sonographer omit Commission under regulation 3S of the Health Insurance Commission Regulations 1975. insert Medicare Australia CEO. [17]         Schedule 1, Part 2, subparagraph 27 (b) (i) omit Commission insert Medicare Australia CEO [18]         Schedule 1, Part 2, subrule 30 (11), definition of highest fee omit Commission insert Medicare Australia CEO [19]         Schedule 1, Part 2, subrule 34 (2) omit Commission insert Medicare Australia CEO [20]         Schedule 1, Part 2, subrule 42 (4), definition of practice location omit Commission. insert Medicare Australia CEO. Part 9                     Amendments of Health Insurance (General Medical Services Table) Regulations 2004 [21]         Schedule 1, Part 2, sub-subparagraph 3 (3) (b) (iii) (B) and paragraphs 3 (4) (a), (c) and (d) omit Commission insert Medicare Australia CEO [22]         Schedule 1, Part 2, paragraph 77 (1) (a) and subparagraph 78 (1) (b) (i) omit Commission under regulation 3T of the Health Insurance Commission Regulations 1975; insert Medicare Australia CEO; [23]         Schedule 1, Part 2, paragraphs 79 (b) and 80 (b), rule 81 and paragraph 82 (b) omit Commission insert Medicare Australia CEO [24]         Schedule 1, Part 2, subrule 83 (4), definition of practice location omit Commission. insert Medicare Australia CEO. Part 10                   Amendment of Health Insurance (Pathology Services) Regulations 1989 [25]         Regulation 5 omit the Health Insurance Commission, insert Medicare Australia, Part 11                   Amendments of Health Insurance (Vocational Registration of General Practitioners) Regulations [26]         Regulation 1 substitute 1              Name of Regulations                 These Regulations are the Health Insurance (Vocational Registration of General Practitioners) Regulations 1989. [27]         Subregulation 2 (1), definition of managing director substitute Medicare Australia CEO means the Chief Executive Officer appointed under section 8AG of the Medicare Australia Act 1973. [28]         Further amendments — Medicare Australia CEO                 The following provisions are amended by omitting each mention of ‘managing director’ and inserting ‘Medicare Australia CEO’:                   ·    regulation 4                   ·    subregulation 4A (1)                   ·    paragraph 4A (4) (a)                   ·    regulation 6                   ·    paragraph 8 (1) (a). Part 12                   Amendments of Health Insurance Commission Regulations 1975 [29]         Regulation 1 substitute 1              Name of Regulations                 These Regulations are the Medicare Australia Regulations 1975. [30]         Regulation 2A substitute 3              Definition                 In these Regulations: Act means the Medicare Australia Act 1973. [31]         Regulations 2AB, 3, 3A to 3N, 3R to 3W, 4, 4A, 4B and 6 omit [32]         Schedules 1 and 2 omit Part 13                   Amendments of Health Insurance Regulations 1975 [33]         Regulation 2, definition of investigation, paragraph (a) omit Commission — the investigation by the Commission of: insert Medicare Australia CEO — the investigation by the Medicare Australia CEO of: [34]         Regulation 2, definition of provider number, paragraph (a) omit Health Insurance Commission insert Medicare Australia CEO [35]         Regulation 2, definition of requester number omit Health Insurance Commission insert Medicare Australia CEO [36]         Subregulations 6B (1) and (2) and paragraphs 6C (1) (b), 6D (1) (a) and 6EB (b) omit Managing Director insert Medicare Australia CEO [37]         Paragraph 6F (b) omit managing director insert Medicare Australia CEO [38]         Paragraphs 13 (10) (a), (b) and (c) omit Commission insert Medicare Australia CEO [39]         Subregulation 13AA (1) omit Commission insert Medicare Australia CEO on behalf of the Commonwealth [40]         Paragraphs 13AA (2) (a) and (b), regulation 13A and subregulation 13B (1) omit Commission insert Medicare Australia CEO [41]         Subregulation 20 (4) omit Commission under regulation 3S of the Health Insurance Commission Regulations 1975. insert Medicare Australia CEO. [42]         Sub-subparagraphs 27 (1) (b) (ii) (A), (B), (C) and (D) omit Commission insert Medicare Australia CEO [43]         Paragraph 27 (3) (a) omit Commission about a medical practitioner and the General Manager, insert Medicare Australia CEO about a medical practitioner and the Medicare Australia CEO, [44]         Paragraph 27 (3) (b) omit General Manager insert Medicare Australia CEO [45]         Paragraph 27 (3) (c) omit Commission insert Medicare Australia CEO [46]         Subregulation 27 (6) omit each mention of General Manager insert Medicare Australia CEO [47]         Paragraph 27 (6) (h) omit Commission insert Medicare Australia CEO [48]         Paragraph 27 (7) (c) omit General Manager insert Medicare Australia CEO [49]         Regulation 28 substitute 28            Delegation                 The Medicare Australia CEO may, by writing, delegate to a member of the staff of Medicare Australia referred to in subsection 20 (1) of the Medicare Australia Act 1973 all or any of the powers and functions of the Medicare Australia CEO under regulation 27. [50]         Schedule 3, Part 1, clause 1, definition of Inv, paragraph (a) omit Commission: insert Medicare Australia CEO; [51]         Schedule 3, Part 1, clause 1, definition of TP, paragraph (c) and subparagraph (e) (v) omit Commission insert Medicare Australia CEO [52]         Schedule 3, Part 1, clause 1, definition of VP, paragraphs (e) and (f) omit Commission insert Medicare Australia CEO [53]         Schedule 3, Part 1, clause 1, definition of VP, subparagraph (g) (xiii) omit Commission’s insert Medicare Australia’s Part 14                   Amendment of Income Tax Assessment Regulations 1997 [54]         Paragraph 61-330.01 (4) (c) omit Health Insurance Commission; insert Chief Executive Officer of Medicare Australia; Part 15                   Amendment of Lands Acquisition Regulations 1989 [55]         Schedule 1, item 13A omit Part 16                   Amendments of Maternity Leave (Commonwealth Employees) Regulations [56]         Regulation 1 substitute 1              Name of Regulations                 These Regulations are the Maternity Leave (Commonwealth Employees) Regulations 1982. [57]         Schedule 1, item 33A omit Part 17                   Amendments of Medical Indemnity Regulations 2003 [58]         Further amendments — Medicare Australia CEO                 The following provisions are amended by omitting each mention of ‘HIC’ and inserting ‘Medicare Australia CEO’:                   ·    paragraph 20 (1) (d)                   ·    subregulation 20 (1A)                   ·    paragraph 21 (1) (d)                   ·    subregulation 21 (1A)                   ·    paragraph 22 (2) (c)                   ·    paragraph 22 (3) (b)                   ·    subregulation 22 (3A)                   ·    paragraph 23 (1) (b)                   ·    subregulation 23 (1A)                   ·    paragraph 24 (1) (b)                   ·    subregulation 24 (2)                   ·    paragraph 25 (c)                   ·    subregulation 26 (3). Part 18                   Amendments of National Health (Pharmaceutical Benefits) Regulations 1960 [59]         Subregulation 5 (1), definition of HIC/DVA copy substitute Medicare Australia/DVA copy, for a prescription, means the duplicate of the prescription on which appear the words ‘Medicare Australia/DVA copy’. [60]         Sub-subparagraphs 19 (1) (a) (i) (D) and 19 (1) (a) (ii) (D) omit HIC/DVA copy insert Medicare Australia/DVA copy [61]         Subparagraph 22 (2) (a) (i) and paragraph 22 (2) (b) omit Managing Director of the Health Insurance Commission insert Medicare Australia CEO [62]         Subparagraphs 25 (3) (b) (ii), 25 (3) (c) (ii), 25 (4) (b) (ii), 25 (4) (c) (ii) and 26 (1) (a) (i) omit HIC/DVA copy insert Medicare Australia/DVA copy [63]         Schedule 1, items 1 to 8 omit Health Insurance Commission insert Medicare Australia Part 19                   Amendment of Ombudsman Regulations 1977 [64]         Schedule 4, item 13 substitute
13.
Medicare Australia
Chief Executive Officer
Part 20                   Amendments of Privacy (Private Sector) Regulations 2001 [65]         Schedule 2, item 120 omit [66]         Schedule 2, after item 129 insert 129A.      Medicare Australia Part 21                   Amendment of Proceeds of Crime Regulations 1987 [67]         Paragraphs 3B (i) and (j) substitute                  (i)    the Housing Loans Insurance Corporation;                 (j)    Medicare Australia; Part 22                   Amendment of Public Works Committee Regulations 1969 [68]         Schedule 3, item 18 omit Part 23                   Amendments of Superannuation Benefit (Interim Arrangement) (Continuous Service) Regulations [69]         Regulation 1 substitute 1              Name of Regulations                 These Regulations are the Superannuation Benefit (Interim Arrangement) (Continuous Service) Regulations 1988. [70]         Subparagraph 2 (zd) (xiv) substitute                        (xiv)    stores assistants; [71]         After paragraph 2 (zd) insert               (ze)    persons employed in Medicare Australia on a regular relief basis.
Note
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