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AGED CARE ACT 1997 - SECT 43.1

Payment of residential care subsidy

             (1)  Residential care subsidy is payable by the Commonwealth to an approved provider in respect of each * payment period (see section 43-2) during which the approved provider is eligible under section 42-1. However, it is not payable in respect of any days during that period on which the approved provider is not eligible.

             (2)  Residential care subsidy is separately payable by the Commonwealth in respect of each residential care service through which the approved provider provides residential care.

             (3)  The Secretary may, in accordance with the Subsidy Principles, deduct from the amount of residential care subsidy otherwise payable in respect of a * payment period such of the following amounts as apply to the residential care service in question:

                     (a)  deductions for fees (see section 43-5);

                     (b)  * capital repayment deductions (see section 43-6);

                     (d)  non-compliance deductions (see section 43-8).

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