Second Reading Speeches

Aged Care Legislation Amendment (New Commissioner Functions) Bill 2019

Type
Government
Portfolio
Health
Originating house
Senate
Status
Act
Parliament no
46

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Summary

Amends the

Aged Care (Accommodation Payment Security) Act 2006
,
Aged Care (Accommodation Payment Security) Levy Act 2006
,
Aged Care Act 1997
and six other Acts to: transfer certain aged care regulatory functions and powers from the Secretary of the Department of Health to the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commissioner in relation to the approval, monitoring and enforcement of regulatory compliance of providers of aged care; and provide for the reconsideration and review of decisions in relation to the new functions of the commissioner. Also provides for transitional arrangements.