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AGED CARE ACT 1997 - SECT 94B.1

Authorised complaints officers

Appointment of authorised complaints officers

             (1)  An authorised complaints officer is an officer of the Department appointed by the * Aged Care Complaints Commissioner, by written instrument, to be an authorised complaints officer for the purposes of this Division.

Identity cards to be issued

             (2)  The * Aged Care Complaints Commissioner must cause an identity card to be issued to each person appointed as an * authorised complaints officer under subsection (1).

             (3)  The identity card must specify the name and appointment of the person.

             (4)  A recent photograph of the person must be attached to the card.

Return of identity cards

             (5)  A person appointed as an * authorised complaints officer under subsection (1) must, upon ceasing to be an authorised complaints officer, return to the * Aged Care Complaints Commissioner the identity card issued to the person under subsection (2).

Penalty:  1 penalty unit.



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