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This determination amends the Social Security (Australian Government Disaster Recovery Payment) Determination 2013 (No. 1), relating to Tasmania, which sets out the circumstances in which persons are taken to be adversely affected by the major disaster.
Administered by: Attorney-General's
Registered 11 Jan 2013
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR05-Feb-2013
Tabled Senate05-Feb-2013
Date of repeal 13 Jan 2013
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 5A of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003

I, Nicola Roxon, Attorney-General and Minister for Emergency Management, make this determination under subsection 106lL (2) of the Social Security Act 1991.

Dated 9 January 2013

 

Nicola Roxon

Attorney-General

Minister for Emergency Management


1              Name of determination

                This determination is the Social Security (Australian Government Disaster Recovery Payment) Amendment Determination 2013 (No. 1).

2              Commencement

                This determination commences on the day after it is registered.

3              Amendment of Social Security (Australian Government Disaster Recovery Payment) Determination 2013 (No. 1) 

                Schedule 1 amends the Social Security (Australian Government Disaster Recovery Payment) Determination 2013 (No. 1)


Schedule 1        Amendment

(section 3)

[1]                Schedule 1

  

 


Omit everything after

 

Only the

 

Insert

 

bushfires:

 

(a)    in South-East and East Tasmania that commenced on 3 or 4 January 2013 which as at 5 January 2013 covered the affected Local Government Areas of Sorell, Tasman and Glamorgan-Spring Bay; and

(b)   in central Tasmania that commenced on 3 or 4 January 2013 which as at 7 January 2013 affected the area of Ellendale. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Schedule 2        Circumstances in which person adversely affected

                 A person is adversely affected by a major disaster mentioned in Schedule 1 if:

                (a)    as a direct result of the disaster:

                          (i)    the person is seriously injured; or

                         (ii)    the person is an immediate family member of an Australian who is killed; or

                        (iii)    the person’s principal place of residence has been destroyed or has sustained major damage; or

                        (iv)    the person is unable to gain access to his or her principal place of residence for at least 24 hours because:

                                 (A)  access to the place of residence is cut off; or

                                 (B)  the person is unable to leave a place affected by the disaster; or

               (b)    as a result of the disaster, the person’s principal place of residence was without a particular utility service for a continuous period of 48 hours; or

                (c)    the person is the principal carer of a child to whom paragraph (a) or (b) applies.

Note

1.       All legislative instruments and compilations are registered on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments kept under the Legislative Instruments Act 2003. See http://www.frli.gov.au.