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No. 1 of 2007 Determinations/Other as made
This Determination sets fees for the supply of electricity in Jervis Bay Territory.
Administered by: Attorney-General's
General Comments: This Determination revokes all previous determinations of fees or conditions for the supply of electricity, or for the connection of electricity supply.
Registered 29 Jan 2007
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled Senate06-Feb-2007
Tabled HR06-Feb-2007
Date of repeal 01 Sep 2008
Repealed by Electricity Supply Fees Determination 2008

 

 

 

COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA

 

JERVIS BAY TERRITORY

 

Administration Ordinance 1990

 

DETERMINATION OF FEES FOR ELECTRICITY SUPPLY

 

I, Claire Pitham, Acting General Manager, Territories East Branch, Territories, Local Government and Natural Disaster Relief Division, acting under a delegation from the Minister for Local Government, Territories and Roads make this Determination under section 3B of the Administration Ordinance 1990 of the Jervis Bay Territory.

 

Dated             19 January     2007.

 

 

Signed Ms Claire Pitham

 

Acting General Manager, Territories East Branch

 

 

1.                      Citation

1.1         This Determination may be cited as Fee Determination No. 1 of 2007.

 

2            Commencement

 

2.1         This Determination commences on 1 March 2007.

 

3            Fee for electricity supply, etc.

 

3.1                  The fee for the connection of electricity supply, and for the supply of electricity, are as set out in the Schedule.

3.2                  The fee is exclusive of  GST.

3.3       In this Determination:

 

“billing period” mean each successive period during which a customer is billed for electricity consumed;

 

“business hours” means the hours between 9am and 4.30pm on a working day;

 

“domestic supply” means a supply to a residence;

 

“fee” means the fee payable by a customer for electricity supply or other related service at the relevant rate set out in this determination;

 

“general supply” means a supply that is not:

(a)     a domestic supply;

(b)     an 11kV time-of-use demand supply; or

(c)          a LV industrial supply;

 

“GST” has the same meaning as in A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax) Act1999;

“late payment charge” means the charge for late payment issued in conjunction with a reminder notice stated in the Schedule;

 

“off-peak period” means a period that is not a peak period or a shoulder period;

 

“peak period” means:

(a)     the period between 7 a.m. and 9 a.m. on a week day; or

(b)     the period between 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. on a week day;

 

“shoulder period” means:

(a)     the period between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. on a week day; or

(b)     the period between 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. on a week day; and

 

“week day” means a day that is not either a Saturday or a Sunday;

 

4.           Eligibility for 11kV time-of-use demand supply

 

4.1         A customer who requires electricity supply at 11kV and has a minimum use of 200 kVA per month may be connected to an 11kV time-of-use supply.

 

5.           Eligibility for LV industrial supply

 

5.1         A customer who has consumed in excess of 160,000 kWhs in any preceding 12 month period may be connected to a LV industrial supply

 

6.           Period for payment

 

6.1         If a time for payment of a fee is specified in the Schedule, the fee is payable at the time specified.

 

6.2         If no time for payment of a fee is specified in the Schedule, the fee must be paid within 14 days of issue of a bill for the amount of the fee.

 

 

7.           Non-payment

 

7.1         If a fee is payable, but remains unpaid by a customer:

 

(a)     for 5 days after the time for payment specified in the Schedule, or the expiry of the period referred to in subclause 6.2, a late payment charge set out in subclause 2.4 of the Schedule is payable;

 

(b)     for 18 days after the time for payment specified in the Schedule, or the expiry of the period referred to in subclause 6.2, and whether or not a late payment charge has been levied, a notice of disconnection delivery charge set out in subclause 2.5 of the Schedule is payable;

(c)     for 6 days after issuing of a notice of disconnection under subclause 7(b), the supply of electricity to the customer may be disconnected and the combined disconnection /reconnection charge set out in subclause 2.7 of the Schedule is payable.

 

7.2         If a supply of electricity is disconnected under paragraph 7.1(c), a customer may not be reconnected until the customer has paid the outstanding amount of the electricity fees and any charges levied under clause 7.1.

8            Refund of deposit

 

8.1         If a customer requests a disconnection of supply, the amount of any security deposit paid by the customer may be deducted from the final account.

9.                      Revocation

 

9.1         All previous determinations of fees or conditions for the supply of electricity, or for the connection of electricity supply, is revoked.

 

 

SCHEDULE

FEES

 

1.           Fees for supply of electricity

1.1                  For domestic supply in a billing period:

(a)         system access – 37.34240c per day;

(b)          first 1,167 kWh per 60 days – 12.34270c per kWh;

(c)          for the balance of all electricity supply – 13.36270c  per kWh; but subject to:

(d)          for a customer who is a pensioner - a rebate of 30.70c per day to be applied before the application GST to the account and:

 

(e)          for a customer dependent on life support, constant positive airway pressure respirators  - a rebate of 83c per day to be applied before the application GST to the account.

1.2                  For general supply in a billing period:

(a)          system access - 40.00c per day;

(b)         first 2,500 kWh per 60 days – 11.45690c per kWh;

(c)          for the balance of all electricity supply – 12.18890c  per kWh.

 

1.3         For LV industrial supply, during a billing period:

(a)     for all electricity supply – 11.0000c per kWh.

 

1.4         For a controlled off-peak supply, during a billing period:

(a)     off-peak 1 (up to 9 hours off-peak supply daily) – 4.65390c per kWh plus 2.00c per day off peak access charge; or

(b)     off-peak 2 (up to 18 hours off-peak supply daily) - 6.91650c per kWh plus 2.00c per day off peak access charge.

 

1.5         For an 11kV time-of-use demand supply:

(a)     a monthly fee of $5.086 per kVA; and

(b)     for electricity supply during a peak period - 7.0000c per kWh;

(c)     for electricity supply during a shoulder period – 6.7400c per kWh; and

(d)     for electricity supply during an off-peak period – 5.7700c per kWh

 

2.           Miscellaneous Charges

 

2.1         For the connection of an electricity supply, where no other clause of this Schedule applies, the following charges are payable before connection:

(a)     a security deposit:

(i) for a customer who produces evidence that he or she is a pensioner - $90;

(ii) for any other customer - $180

(b)     a connection charge - Free; or

(c)     an after hours connection charge payable where a customer requests connection be made outside normal business hours - $75.00

 

2.2         For a meter test requested by customer - $58.00.

 

2.3         For an extraordinary meter reading due to no access - $35.00.

 

2.4         Late payment charge in conjunction with a reminder notice - $4.95.

 

2.5         Notice of disconnection delivery charge - $35.00.


 

2.6         Collection charge where a customer makes payment at the time of a call for disconnection - $35.00. 

 

2.7         Combined disconnection/reconnection charge:

(a)  at the meter board - $70.00; or

(b)  at the pole or distribution pillar- $117.00.

 

 

2.8         For each customer requested change of off peak pricing option in excess of once in a 12 month period. - $47.00.