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Second Reading Speeches

Healthcare Identifiers (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2010

Type
Government
Portfolio
Health and Ageing
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
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Summary

Introduced with the Healthcare Identifiers Bill 2010, the bill amends the

Health Insurance Act 1973
to authorise the Chief Executive Officer of Medicare to delegate functions to support the Healthcare Identifiers Service (HIS); and
Privacy Act 1988
to: provide that the HIS comes under the jurisdiction of the Privacy Commissioner; and make amendments consequential on the
Personal Property Securities (Consequential Amendments) Act 2009
.