Commonwealth of Australia

Social Security Act 1991

Employment and Workplace Relations Exempt Lump Sum (South Australian Energy Concession Bonus) Determination 2005

I, Shirley Douglas, Assistant Secretary, Payments Legislation and Costings Branch and a delegate of the Secretary of the Department of Employment and Workplace Relations, make this determination under paragraph 8(11)(d) of the Social Security Act 1991.

Dated        28           June 2005.

 

 

            Shirley Douglas

 

 

Assistant Secretary, Payments Legislation and Costings Branch

 

1 Name of determination

 This determination is the Employment and Workplace Relations 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 for 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

(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.

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.