(1) This regulation applies to pre-commencement misconduct committed by a member of the staff of HIC who has transferred to Medicare Australia, being misconduct:
(a) that, at the time it was committed, involved a suspected breach of the HIC Rules; and
(b) for which disciplinary action has been formally commenced in accordance with the HIC Rules; and
(c) for which no decision has been finally determined.
(2) The CEO may continue with disciplinary action in relation to pre-commencement misconduct to which this regulation applies, and give effect to a decision that finally determines that pre-commencement misconduct , in accordance with the HIC Rules.
(3) The CEO may impose, on an employee of Medicare Australia who has committed pre-commencement misconduct, any sanction that the Managing Director could have imposed under the HIC Rules.
( 4 ) A sanction imposed under this regulation has effect as if it were imposed under the Public Service Act.