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Paragraph 8(11)(d) of the Social Security Act 1991 (the Act) allows Secretaries of the Department of Family and Community Services, the Department of Employment and Workplace Relations and the Department of Education Science and Training to determine that an amount, or class of amounts, is an exempt lump sum for the purposes of the Act. The instrument determines that a one-off lump sum payment, known as the Energy Concession to be provided by the South Australian Department for Families and Communities to persons who are eligible for assistance with their electricity bills, is an exempt lump sum under paragraph 8(11)(d).
Administered by: Social Services
Registered 11 Aug 2005
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled Senate16-Aug-2005
Tabled HR16-Aug-2005
Date of repeal 17 Oct 2014
Repealed by Spent and Redundant Instruments Repeal Regulation 2014 (No. 2)

Commonwealth of Australia

Social Security Act 1991

Family and Community Services Exempt Lump Sum (South Australian Energy Concession Bonus) Determination 2005

I, Ben Wallace, Acting Branch Manager, Seniors and Means Test Branch and a delegate of the Secretary of the Department of Family and Community Services, make this determination under paragraph 8(11)(d) of the Social Security Act 1991.

Dated             27th of June                            2005.

B J Wallace

Acting Branch Manager, Seniors and Means Test Branch

 


Part 1        Preliminary

1                      Name of determination

                        This determination is the Family and Community Assistance Services Exempt Lump Sum (South Australian Energy Concession Bonus)  Determination 2005.

2                      Commencement

                        This determination commences on 15 June 2005.

3                      Interpretation

                        In this determination:

                        Act means the Social Security Act 1991.

                        Energy Concession Bonus means a one-off lump sum payment, known as the Energy Concession being provided by the South Australian Department of Families and Communities to persons who are eligible for assistance with their electricity bills under the South Australian electricity concession scheme.  

                        social security payment has the same meaning as in the Social Security Act 1991.


Part 2        Exempt Lump Sums

4                      Amount or class of amounts

(1)       Paragraph 8(11)(d) of the Act provides that the Secretary may determine that an amount or class of amounts received by a person, is an exempt lump sum.

(2)       If an eligible person:

(a)               has received an Energy Concession Bonus; and

(b)               is in receipt of a social security payment;

                        then any amount received by the person, as an Energy Concession Bonus, is an exempt lump sum.

5                      Application—Exempt Lump Sums

An amount, or class of amounts received by a person referred to in subsection 4(2) is an exempt lump sum for the purposes of paragraph 8(11)(d) of the Act from the date that the amount was received.