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HEALTH INSURANCE ACT 1973 - SECT 23DZZID

Definitions

             (1)  In this Part:

"benefit" includes:

                     (a)  money, property or services, or any other benefit asked for, accepted, offered or provided in any form; and

                     (b)  an actual or a potential benefit.

"chief executive officer" of a body corporate means a person who performs a chief executive function (within the meaning of section 295A of the Corporations Act 2001 ) in relation to the body corporate.

"child" : without limiting who is a child of a person for the purposes of this Part, each of the following is the child of a person:

                     (a)  an adopted child or stepchild of the person;

                     (b)  someone who is a child of the person within the meaning of the Family Law Act 1975 .

"connected" has the meaning given by section 23DZZIJ.

"executive officer" of a body corporate means a person, by whatever name called and whether or not a director of the body, who is concerned in, or takes part in, the management of the body.

"induce" has a meaning affected by subsection (2).

"parent" : a person is the parent of anyone who is the person's child.

"permitted benefit" has the meaning given by subsection 23DZZIF(1).

"provider" has the meaning given by subsections 23DZZIE(3) and (4).

"relative" of a person means:

                     (a)  the spouse of the person; or

                     (b)  a parent or remoter lineal ancestor of the person or of the person's spouse; or

                     (c)  a child or remoter lineal descendant of the person or of the person's spouse; or

                     (d)  a brother or sister of the person or of the person's spouse; or

                     (e)  an uncle, aunt, nephew or niece of the person or of the person's spouse; or

                      (f)  the spouse of a person specified in paragraph (b), (c), (d) or (e).

Note:          See also subsection (3).

"requester" has the meaning given by subsections 23DZZIE(1) and (2).

"spouse" of a person includes a de facto partner of the person.

"stepchild" : without limiting who is a stepchild of a person for the purposes of this Part, someone is the stepchild of a person if he or she would be the person's stepchild except that the person is not legally married to the person's de facto partner.

             (2)  To avoid doubt, a first person may induce a second person to request a kind of pathology service or diagnostic imaging service by providing a benefit to the second person after the request has been made.

             (3)  For the purposes of this Part, if one person is the child of another person because of the definition of child in this section, relationships traced to or through that person are to be determined on the basis that the person is the child of the other person.



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