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AGED CARE ACT 1997 - SECT 22.6

Notification of decisions

             (1)   The Secretary must notify, in writing, the person who applied for approval whether that person, or the person on whose behalf the application was made, is approved as a recipient of one or more specified types of * aged care.

             (2)   If the person is approved, the notice must include statements setting out the following matters:

                     (a)  the day from which the approval takes effect (see section 22-5);

                     (b)  any limitations on the approval under subsection 22-2(1);

                     (c)  whether the approval is limited to a level or levels of care (see subsection 22-2(3));

                    (ca)  if the person is approved as a recipient of home care--the person's priority for home care services (see section 22-2A);

                     (d)  when the approval will expire (see section 23-2);

                     (e)  when the approval will lapse (see section 23-3);

                      (f)  the circumstances in which the approval may be revoked (see section 23-4).

             (3)  The Secretary must notify, in writing, a person who is already approved as a recipient of one or more types of * aged care if the Secretary:

                     (a)  limits the person's approval under subsection 22-2(1) or (3); or

                     (b)  varies a limitation on the person's approval under subsection 22-2(4); or

                     (c)  varies the person's priority for home care services under subsection 22-2A(2).



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