(1) The Commonwealth is liable to pay an energy supplement to a person for a day if:
(a) Special Rate Disability Pension:
(i) is payable to the person for the day; or
(ii) would be payable to the person for the day apart from section 204 and paragraph 398(3)(b); and
(b) the person resides in Australia on the day; and
(c) on the day the person either:
(i) is in Australia; or
(ii) is temporarily absent from Australia and has been so for a continuous period not exceeding 6 weeks.
Note: Section 424L may affect the person's entitlement to the energy supplement.
(2) The daily rate of the supplement is 1 / 7 of $10.75.