Health Entitlement Cards Amendment Regulations 1998

5 Form of community services card
  • (1) Regulation 7(2)(b)(ii) of the principal regulations is amended by omitting the words , to indicate that the card is a Group 1 card.

    (2) Regulation 7(2) of the principal regulations is amended by revoking paragraph (d), and substituting the following paragraphs:

    • (d) Must have, on the card back,—

      • (i) A signature panel, made of material on which a signature may be written or endorsed by the cardholder, identified with wording in black indicating that the signature written or endorsed is the signature of the cardholder; and

      • (ii) Wording in black indicating that the card is issued by the Department:

    • (e) May have, on the card back, any other information or wording the Director-General from time to time requires.

    (3) Regulation 7 of the principal regulations is amended by inserting after subclause (2), the following subclause:

    • (2A) A community services card signed by the cardholder is evidence that the cardholder is eligible for a community service card.