Home and Community Support (Payment for Travel Between Clients) Settlement Act 2016

Amendments to Act by Order in Council

27 Power to amend Schedule 3

(1)

The Governor-General may, by Order in Council made on the recommendation of the Minister of Health, amend Schedule 3 to—

(a)

replace the name of an HCS employer in recognition of a change in the employer’s name:

(b)

insert the name of an employer who begins providing home and community-based support services after 1 December 2015.

(2)

Before making a recommendation under subsection (1)(b), the Minister of Health must—

(a)

consult ACC and the Minister for ACC; and

(b)

obtain the consent of—

(i)

any unions representing 1 or more HCS employees of the employer; and

(ii)

any HCS employees of the employer who are not represented by a union.

(3)

An order made under subsection (1)(b) may apply retrospectively from the date that the HCS employer started providing home and community-based support services but only if the parties listed in subsection (2)(b) agree.