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This Determination sets out the circumstances in which a person is regarded as adversely affected by the storm damage and associated flooding that began on 27 June 2007 in the Gippsland region of Victoria for the purposes of the Australian Government Disaster Recovery Payment.
Administered by: Attorney-General's
Registered 02 Jul 2007
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR07-Aug-2007
Tabled Senate07-Aug-2007
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Spent and Redundant Instruments Repeal Regulation 2014

Social Security (Australian Government Disaster Recovery Payment) Determination 2007 (No. 5)

Social Security Act 1991

 

I, MALCOLM THOMAS BROUGH, Minister for Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs, make this Determination under subsection 1061L(2) of the Social Security Act 1991.

 

Dated                         29 June          2007

 

 

 

Mal Brough

 

Minister for Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs

 

 

1                    Name of Determination

 

This Determination is the Social Security (Australian Government Disaster Recovery Payment) Determination 2007 (No. 5).

 

2                    Commencement

 

This Determination commences on the day it is signed.

 

3                    Definitions

 

In this Determination:

 

Act means the Social Security Act 1991.

 

principal place of residence, for a person, means the place in which the person normally resides.


 

4                    Person taken to be adversely affected by disaster

 

For subsection 1061L(2) of the Act, a person is adversely affected by a major disaster mentioned in Schedule 1 if the person is affected in the way mentioned in Schedule 2.

 


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Schedule 1        Major Disaster

                             (section 4)

 

Storm damage and associated flooding that began on 27 June 2007 in the Gippsland region of Victoria.

 

 

Schedule 2        Adverse circumstances

                             (section 4)

 

As a direct result of the major disaster mentioned in Schedule 1:

 

(a)          the person is seriously injured and requires hospitalisation for at least 48 hours.

 

(b)          the person’s principal place of residence has been destroyed or rendered uninhabitable for a period of 48 hours or more.