Medical indemnity legislation

This page lists legislation affecting medical and professional indemnity (and all underpinned regulations and determinations).

Page last updated: 20 January 2017

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Legislation affecting the Indemnity Insurance Fund

The below listed legislation can be accessed on the Australian Government’s Federal Register of Legislation website.

Acts:

  • Midwife Professional Indemnity (Commonwealth Contribution) Scheme Act 2010
  • Midwife Professional Indemnity (Run‑off Cover Support Payment) Act 2010
  • Health Legislation Amendment (Midwives and Nurse Practitioners) Act 2010
  • Private Health Insurance Act 2007
  • Medical Indemnity (Competitive Advantage Payment) Act 2005
  • Medical Indemnity (Run-off Cover Support Payment) Act 2004
  • Medical Indemnity (Prudential Supervision and Product Standards) Act 2003 - (this Act is administered by the Treasury).
  • Medical Indemnity Act 2002
  • Medical Indemnity (UMP Support Payment) Act 2002
  • Medical Indemnity Agreement (Financial Assistance—Binding Commonwealth Obligations) Act 2002
  • Medical Indemnity (Financial Assistance - Binding Commonwealth Obligation) Act 2002
  • National Health Act 1953
  • Insurance Act 1973
  • Insurance Contracts Act 1984

Regulations:

  • Medical Indemnity (Run-off Cover Support Payment) Regulations 2008
  • Medical Indemnity (UMP Support Payment) Regulations 2004
  • Medical Indemnity (Prudential Supervision and Product Standards) Regulation 2003 (this Regulation is administered by the Treasury)
  • Medical Indemnity Regulations 2003

Legislative Instruments

  • Legislative Instruments (Medical Indemnity Instruments) Sunset‑altering Declaration 2016
  • Medical Indemnity (Run-off Cover Claims and Administration) Protocol 2006
  • Medical Indemnity (IBNR Claims) Protocol 2006
  • Medical Indemnity (Prudential Supervision and Product Standards -Terms and Conditions for Run-off Cover) Determination 2004
  • Medical Indemnity (Unfunded IBNR factor - United Medical Protection Limited) Determination 2003