Medical Indemnity Amendment Bill 2003

Type
Government
Portfolio
Health and Ageing 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Status
Act 
Parliament no
40
Summary
Introduced with the Medical Indemnity (IBNR Indemnity) Contribution Amendment Bill 2003 and further to the package of bills implementing the framework for medical indemnity insurance, the bill amends the
Medical Indemnity Act 2002
  to implement the Exceptional Claims Scheme which will provide for the Commonwealth to assume liability for damages payable against a medical practitioner that exceed the practitioner’s insurance contract limit. Also makes changes to the administration of the medical indemnity contributions; and contains savings and transitional provisions and a power to make transitional regulations. 

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Progress

House of Representatives
06 Nov 2003Introduced and read a first time
06 Nov 2003Second reading moved
25 Nov 2003Second reading agreed to
25 Nov 2003Third reading agreed to
Senate
26 Nov 2003Introduced and read a first time
26 Nov 2003Second reading moved
27 Nov 2003Second reading debate
28 Nov 2003Second reading agreed to
28 Nov 2003Third reading agreed to


05 Dec 2003Assent

Act no.: 121

Year: 2003

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Text of bill

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Explanatory memoranda

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Proposed amendments

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Schedules of amendments

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Text of bill

  • First reading: Text of the bill as introduced into the Parliament
  • Third reading: Prepared if the bill is amended by the house in which it was introduced. This version of the bill is then considered by the second house.
  • As passed by both houses: Final text of bill agreed to by both the House of Representatives and the Senate which is presented to the Governor-General for assent.

Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and provides an explanation of the content of the introduced version (first reading) of the bill.
  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains amendments proposed by the government to the bill.
  • Revised explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains the amended version (third reading) of the bill. It supersedes the explanatory memorandum.

Proposed amendments

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Schedules of amendments

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