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HEALTH INSURANCE ACT 1973 - SECT 23DZZIAD

Reconsideration by Minister of accreditation decisions

  (1)   The proprietor of premises or a base may, after a first reconsideration of a decision in relation to accreditation of the premises or base in accordance with the process included in the scheme for the purposes of paragraph   23DZZIAC(1)(a), apply in writing to the Minister for further reconsideration of the decision.

  (2)   The application must:

  (a)   be made within 28 days after the date of the notice given to the proprietor of the result of the first reconsideration (see paragraph   23DZZIAC(1)(b)); and

  (b)   set out the reasons why the proprietor believes the decision should be reconsidered.

  (3)   The Minister may, by notice in writing to the proprietor, request the proprietor to provide, before the end of the period specified in the notice, specified further information in relation to the application.

  (4)   If:

  (a)   the proprietor applies before the end of the 28 days; and

  (b)   if the Minister requests further information under subsection   (3)--the proprietor provides the further information before the end of the period specified in the notice;

the Minister must, by notice in writing to the proprietor:

  (c)   affirm the decision; or

  (d)   set aside the decision and make a new decision in substitution for it.

  (5)   The Minister's decision takes effect on the day specified in the notice to the proprietor of the decision. Subject to subsection   (6), the day may be earlier than the date of the notice.

  (6)   A decision of the kind to which paragraph   23DZZIAC(2)(a), (b) or (c) applies must not take effect earlier than the date of the notice.


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