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AGED CARE ACT 1997 - SECT 23.3

Circumstances in which approval for flexible care lapses

Care not received within a certain time

             (1)  A person's approval as a recipient of flexible care lapses if the person is not provided with the care within:

                     (a)  the entry period specified in the Approval of Care Recipients Principles; or

                     (b)  if no such period is specified--the period of 12 months starting on the day after the approval was given.

             (2)  Subsection (1) does not apply if the care is specified for the purposes of this subsection in the Approval of Care Recipients Principles.

Person ceases to be provided with care in respect of which approved

             (3)  A person's approval as a recipient of flexible care lapses if the person ceases, in the circumstances specified in the Approval of Care Recipients Principles, to be provided with the care in respect of which he or she is approved.



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