Social Security (Essential Medical Equipment Payment – Residences) Specification 2012
Social Security Act 1991
I, JENNY MACKLIN, Minister for Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs and Minister for Disability Reform, acting under paragraph 917C(3)(c) of the Social Security Act 1991 make this Specification.
Dated 21st March 2012
Minister for Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs and Minister for Disability Reform
1 Name of Specification
This Specification is the Social Security (Essential Medical Equipment Payment – Residences) Specification 2012.
This Specification commences on 18 June 2012.
In this Specification:
Act means the Social Security Act 1991.
4 EMEP Residences
Every residence located in Australia that is not a private residence, but is a person’s home is a specified residence in respect of the person for the purposes of paragraphs 917C(1)(a) and (b) of the Act except where it is an excluded residence of a type specified in Schedule 1.
Schedule 1 Excluded Residences
A residence in which the person is in residential care for the purposes of the Act
Hospital or other medical facility
Residential rehabilitation centre
Gaol, or any place in which a person may be lawfully detained while under sentence for conviction of an offence and not on release on parole or licence