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SOCIAL SECURITY ACT 1991 - SECT 917E

The energy account requirement

             (1)  A person satisfies the energy account requirement on a day if:

                     (a)  on that day, the energy account for the relevant EMEP residence is in the name of that person; or

                     (b)  on that day, the energy account for the relevant EMEP residence is in the name of that person's partner; or

                     (c)  the person contributes (whether wholly or partly) to paying the energy account for the relevant EMEP residence; or

                     (d)  if the person is not the person with medical needs--the person with medical needs contributes (whether wholly or partly) to paying the energy account for the relevant EMEP residence.

             (2)  For the purposes of subsection (1), an energy account for a residence means any account for:

                     (a)  electricity; or

                     (b)  any other specified form of energy;

that is supplied to the residence.

             (3)  The Minister may, by legislative instrument, specify forms of energy for the purposes of paragraph (2)(b).



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