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NATIONAL DISABILITY INSURANCE SCHEME ACT 2013 - SECT 55

Power of CEO to obtain information from other persons to ensure the integrity of the National Disability Insurance Scheme

             (1)  If the CEO has reasonable grounds to believe that a person other than a participant or a prospective participant has information, or has custody or control of a document, that may be relevant to one or more of the matters mentioned in subsection (2), the CEO may require the person to give the information, or produce the document, to the Agency.

             (2)  The matters are as follows:

                     (a)  whether a prospective participant meets the access criteria;

                     (b)  whether a participant continues to meet the access criteria;

                     (c)  whether a person purporting to act on a person's behalf for the purposes of this Act has the authority to do so;

                     (d)  the preparation or review of a participant's plan;

                     (e)  the monitoring of supports funded for, or provided to, a participant;

                      (f)  whether NDIS amounts paid to the participant or to another person have been spent in accordance with the participant's plan;

                     (g)  whether a participant or other person has complied with section 46;

                     (h)  whether a participant receives:

                              (i)  supports or funding through a statutory compensation scheme or a statutory care or support scheme; or

                             (ii)  any other disability support;

                      (i)  whether an applicant for approval as a registered provider of supports meets the criteria for approval;

                      (j)  whether a registered provider of supports continues to meet the criteria for approval;

                     (k)  the functions of the Agency.



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