Private Health Insurance (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Bill 2007

Health and Ageing 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Parliament no
Part of a package of seven bills to reform the private health insurance sector, the bill: provides for the transition to the new regulatory framework; makes consequential amendments to 23 Acts, including changes to the income tax law in relation to income tax offsets; repeals redundant provisions in the
National Health Act 1953
Health Insurance Act 1973
Remuneration Tribunal Act 1973
; and repeals the
Private Health Insurance (ACAC Review Levy) Act 2003
Private Health Insurance Incentives Act 1998

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House of Representatives
07 Dec 2006Introduced and read a first time
07 Dec 2006Second reading moved
14 Feb 2007Second reading agreed to
14 Feb 2007Third reading agreed to
26 Feb 2007Introduced and read a first time
26 Feb 2007Second reading moved
20 Mar 2007Second reading agreed to
23 Mar 2007Committee of the Whole debate

Amendment details: 51 Government agreed to
23 Mar 2007Third reading agreed to
House of Representatives
26 Mar 2007Message from Senate reported
27 Mar 2007Consideration of Senate message

Details: House agreed to Senate amendments

30 Mar 2007Assent

Act no.: 32

Year: 2007

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  • 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.
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Explanatory memoranda

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  • 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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