Second Reading Speeches

Medical Indemnity (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2002

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

Part of a package of four bills to implement a framework for medical indemnity insurance, the bill amends: the secrecy provisions of the

Health Insurance Act 1973
and
National Health Act 1953
to include reference to the medical indemnity legislation; and
Health Insurance Commission Act 1973
to: amend certain offence definitions; and require the Health Insurance Commission to include in its annual report material on the operations of the medical indemnity legislation.