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The Office of the Health Services Commissioner was created under the Health Services (Conciliation and Review) Act 1987. The OHSC also administers the Health Records Act 2001 (Vic), often referred to as the HRA. The relevant guidelines and legislation for our work includes:

Health Services (Conciliation and Review) Act 1987 (view)

Health Records Act 2001 (Vic) (HRA)(view)

Health Services (Conciliation and Review) (Amendment) Act 2001 (view)

Health Records Regulations 2012 (view)

Freedom of Information Act 1982 (view)

Freedom of Information (Access Charges) (Amendment) Regulations 2002 (view)

Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities Act 2006 (view)

Statutory Guidelines on Research 2002 (view)

Statutory Guidelines on Transfer or Closure of the Practice or Business of a Health Service Provider 2002 (view)

More information on the Health Records Act 2001 (Vic) (HRA) can be found here.

 
 
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