These regulations are administered in the Ministry of Health.
Pursuant to section 52 of the Health and Disability Services Act 1993 and section 132A of the Social Security Act 1964, His Excellency the Governor-General, acting on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council, makes the following regulations.
3 Eligibility for community services cards
4 Consequential revocations
(1) These regulations are the Health Entitlement Cards Amendment Regulations 2000.
(2) In these regulations, the Health Entitlement Cards Regulations 19931 are called “the principal regulations”.
“the principal regulations”
These regulations come into force on 1 April 2000.
(1) Regulation 8(1)(a) of the principal regulations is amended by adding the following subparagraph:
“(vii) a veteran's pension:.”
Subsections (2) and (3) were revoked, as from 1 April 2002, by regulation 6 Health Entitlement Cards Amendment Regulations 2002 (SR 2002/57).
The following regulations are consequentially revoked:
(a) regulation 4 of the Health Entitlement Cards Regulations 1993, Amendment No 4 (SR 1996/110):
(b) regulation 6(3) of the Health Entitlement Cards Amendment Regulations 1998 (SR 1998/459).
Clerk of the Executive Council.
This note is not part of the regulations, but is intended to indicate their general effect.
These regulations, which come into force on 1 April 2000, amend the Health Entitlement Cards Regulations 1993 as follows:
(a) an amendment is made to ensure that recipients of a veteran's pension are entitled to a community services card, regardless of the person's income level; and
(b) the income thresholds for eligibility for a community services card are increased as follows on and after the date shown:
Issued under the authority of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989.
Date of notification in Gazette: 30 March 2000.
1 SR 1993/169