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AGED CARE ACT 1997 - SECT 96.5

Care recipients etc. lacking capacity to enter agreements

                   If:

                     (a)  this Act provides for an approved provider and a care recipient, or a person proposing to enter an * aged care service, to enter into an agreement; and

                     (b)  the care recipient or person is, because of any physical incapacity or mental impairment, unable to enter into the agreement;

another person (other than an approved provider) representing the care recipient or person may enter into the agreement on behalf of the care recipient or person.

Note:          The agreements provided for in this Act are accommodation agreements, home care agreements, * extra service agreements and * resident agreements.



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