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AGED CARE ACT 1997 - SECT 36.2

Extra service agreements not to be entered under duress etc.

             (1)  An * extra service agreement must not be entered into in circumstances under which the care recipient is subject to duress, misrepresentation, or threat of disadvantage or detriment.

             (2)  An * extra service agreement must not be entered into in a way that contravenes the Extra Service Principles.

             (3)  Without limiting subsection (1), a threat to cease providing care to a care recipient through a particular residential care service unless the care recipient signs an * extra service agreement is taken to be a threat of disadvantage for the purposes of that subsection.



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