Accident Insurance (Occupational Hearing Assessment Procedures) Amendment Regulations 1999

1999/354

Accident Insurance (Occupational Hearing Assessment Procedures) Amendment Regulations 1999


Note

These regulations are administered in the Department of Labour.


PURSUANT to section 401(1) of the Accident Insurance Act 1998, His Excellency the Governor-General, acting by and with the advice and consent of the Executive Council, makes the following regulations.

1 Title and commencement
2 Interpretation
  • Regulation 2 of the principal regulations is amended by revoking paragraph (a) of the definition of otolaryngologist, and substituting the following paragraph:

    • (a) Holds vocational registration, within the meaning of the Medical Practitioners Act 1995, in—

      • (i) The branch of medicine of otolaryngology head and neck surgery; or

      • (ii) A branch of medicine that is designated under that Act and that is equivalent to the branch of medicine of otolaryngology head and neck surgery; and.

MARIE SHROFF,

Clerk of the Executive Council.

Explanatory note

This note is not part of the regulations, but is intended to indicate their general effect.

These regulations, which come into force on 11 November 1999, amend the Accident Insurance (Occupational Hearing Assessment Procedures) Regulations 1999 (the principal regulations).

Clause 2 amends the definition of otolaryngologist in regulation 2 of the principal regulations so that the definition—

  • (a) Reflects that the branch of medicine of otolaryngology is on 11 November 1999 renamed otolaryngology head and neck surgery by the Medical Practitioners (Vocational Registration) Order 1999; and

  • (b) Includes vocational registration in any later designated branch of medicine equivalent to the branch of medicine of otolaryngology head and neck surgery.


Issued under the authority of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989.

Date of notification in Gazette: 14 October 1999.


  • 1 SR 1999/167