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MEDICAL INDEMNITY REGULATIONS 2003

- made under the Medical Indemnity Act 2002

TABLE OF PROVISIONS

   PART 1--PRELIMINARY

   1.      Name of Regulations [see Note 1]  
   2.      Commencement [see Note 1]  
   3.      Definitions  

   PART 2--COMMONWEALTH PAYMENTS

           Division 2.1--IBNR indemnity scheme

   4.      Amount recoverable from MDO or insurer after IBNR indemnity paid -- late payment penalty rate  

           Division 2.2--High cost claim indemnity scheme

   5.      High cost claim threshold  

           Division 2.3--Exceptional claims indemnity scheme

   8.      Criteria for certifying a claim as a qualifying claim  

           Division 2.4--Run-off cover indemnity scheme

   12.     Eligible run-off claims  
   13.     Late repayment of overpayment -- penalty rate  
   14.     Run-off Cover Claims and Administration Protocol -- other matters  

   PART 3--PAYMENTS TOWARDS THE COST OF PROVIDING INDEMNITIES

           Division 3.1--UMP support payment

   19.     UMP support payment exemption (members of MDASA and MDAV)  
   20.     UMP support payment exemption (public sector specialists)  
   21.     UMP support payment exemption (salaried medical practitioners)  
   22.     UMP support payment exemption (persons with comprehensive retroactive cover provided by an MDO or insurer)  
   23.     UMP support payment exemption (persons indemnified by a Commonwealth, State or Territory agency in relation to all past incidents)  
   24.     UMP support payment exemption (persons who are 65 or more)  
   25.     UMP support payment exemption (persons with a disability)  

           Division 3.1A--Competitive advantage payment

   25A.    Competitive advantage payment exemption  

           Division 3.2--Administration

   26.     When UMP support payment must be paid  
   27.     When run-off cover support payment must be paid -- AMIL  
   28.     Medical indemnity payment -- late payment penalty rate  
   29.     Methods of paying certain amounts  


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