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HEALTH INSURANCE ACT 1973 - SECT 23DZ

Refusal of application

  (1)   The Minister may refuse an application under section   23DV, subsection   23DY(3) or subsection   23DYA(3) by giving the applicant written notice of the refusal and of the reasons for the refusal.

  (2)   If:

  (a)   in the case of an application under section   23DV:

  (i)   at the end of 60 days after the application is made, a request has not been made to the applicant under section   23DW and the applicant has not been granted a remote area exemption under the relevant section; or

  (ii)   a request has been made under section   23DW and, at the end of 60 days after the request was made, the applicant has not been granted a remote area exemption under the relevant section; or

  (b)   in the case of an application under subsection   23DY(3):

  (i)   at the end of 60 days after the application is made, a request has not been made to the applicant under subsection   23DY(4) and the Minister has not given the applicant a written notice under subsection   23DY(5); or

  (ii)   a request has been made under subsection   23DY(4) and, at the end of 60 days after the request was made, the Minister has not given the applicant a written notice under subsection   23DY(5); or

  (c)   in the case of an application under subsection   23DYA(3):

  (i)   at the end of 60 days after the application is made, a request has not been made to the applicant under subsection   23DYA(4) and the Minister has not given the applicant a written notice under subsection   23DYA(5); or

  (ii)   a request has been made under subsection   23DYA(4) and, at the end of 60 days after the request was made, the Minister has not given the applicant a written notice under subsection   23DYA(5);

the Minister is taken, for the purposes of section   23DZD, to have refused the application on the last of the 60 days.


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