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MILITARY REHABILITATION AND COMPENSATION ACT 2004 - SECT 209A

Energy supplement for Special Rate Disability Pension

             (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.



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