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AGED CARE ACT 1997 - SECT 18.3

Proposals relating to the care needs of care recipients

             (1)  The Secretary must decide whether any proposals for ensuring that care needs are appropriately met for care recipients who are being provided with care in respect of the * places being * relinquished, set out in the notice under subsection 18-2(1), are satisfactory.

             (2)  In deciding if the proposals are satisfactory, the Secretary must take into account any matters specified in the Allocation Principles.

             (3)  The Secretary must give notice to the approved provider, in writing, of the Secretary's decision within 14 days after receiving the notice under subsection 18-2(1).

             (4)  If the Secretary decides that the proposals are not satisfactory, the Secretary may, in the notice given under subsection (3), request the approved provider to modify the proposals as specified in the notice within the period specified in the notice.

             (5)  If the approved provider does not, within the period specified in the notice, modify the proposals in accordance with the request, the Secretary may give notice, in writing, to the approved provider:

                     (a)  rejecting the proposals set out in the notice under subsection 18-2(1); and

                     (b)  setting out new proposals acceptable to the Secretary for ensuring that care needs are appropriately met for care recipients who are being provided with care in respect of the * places being * relinquished.



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