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1989 No. 293 HEALTH INSURANCE REGULATIONS (AMENDMENT) - REG 1

After regulation 2ABC of the Health Insurance Regulations the following
regulation is inserted: Ascertaining of income-section 5B of the Act

"2ABD. For the purposes of section 5B of the Act, the income of a person who
is an applicant for the purposes of that section in respect of the prescribed
period referred to in subsection (2) of that section is to be ascertained as
follows:

   (a)  in the case of a person to whom an allowance under section 73 of the
        Social Security Act 1947 is payable-by regarding the income of the
        person as being an amount that is equal to one 13th of the amount
        that, under the Social Security Act 1947, is the amount of taxable
        income of the person that is currently relevant for the purpose of
        ascertaining the rate of such allowance so payable to the person or,
        if the amount so arrived at exceeds the amount of allowable income of
        the person under subsection 5B (2) of the Act, by regarding the income
        of the person as being an amount equal to the income of the person
        within the meaning of section 5B of the Act in the prescribed period;

   (b)  in any other case-by regarding the income of the person as being an
        amount equal to the income of the person within the meaning of section
        5B of the Act in the prescribed period.". 


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