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SOCIAL SECURITY ACT 1991 - SECT 1159A

Person not qualified for some concession cards when in gaol or in psychiatric confinement following criminal charge

             (1)  A person is not qualified under section 1061ZG or 1061ZO for a seniors health card or health care card on a day on which the person is:

                     (a)  in gaol; or

                     (b)  undergoing psychiatric confinement because the person has been charged with an offence.

Note 1:       For in gaol see subsection 23(5).

Note 2:       For psychiatric confinement see subsections 23(8) and (9).

             (2)  This section has effect despite sections 1061ZG and 1061ZO.



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