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NATIONAL DISABILITY INSURANCE SCHEME ACT 2013 - SECT 26

Requests that the CEO may make

             (1)  The requests the CEO may make under this subsection after a prospective participant has made an access request (see paragraph 20(b)) are as follows:

                     (a)  that the prospective participant, or another person, provide information that is reasonably necessary for deciding whether or not the prospective participant meets the access criteria;

                     (b)  that the prospective participant do either or both of the following:

                              (i)  undergo an assessment and provide to the CEO the report, in the approved form, of the person who conducts the assessment;

                             (ii)  undergo, whether or not at a particular place, a medical, psychiatric, psychological or other examination, conducted by an appropriately qualified person, and provide to the CEO the report, in the approved form, of the person who conducts the examination.

             (2)  If:

                     (a)  information or one or more reports are requested under subsection (1); and

                     (b)  the information and each such report are received by the CEO within 28 days, or such longer period as is specified in the request, after that information or report is requested;

the CEO must, within 14 days after the last information or report is received:

                     (c)  decide whether or not the prospective participant meets the access criteria; or

                     (d)  make a further request under subsection (1).

             (3)  If:

                     (a)  information or one or more reports are requested under subsection (1); and

                     (b)  the information and each such report are not received by the CEO within 28 days, or such longer period as is specified in the request, after that information or report is requested;

the prospective participant is taken to have withdrawn the access request, unless the CEO is satisfied that it was reasonable for the prospective participant not to have complied with the request made by the CEO within that period.



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