Electricity Supply Fees Determination 2012

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Electricity Supply Fees Determination 2012
Administration Ordinance 1990 (Jervis Bay Territory)
I, DOROTHY TOPFER, Acting Assistant Secretary, Territories Service Delivery Branch, Department of Regional Australia, Local Government, Arts and Sport make this Determination under subsection 3B (1) of the Administration Ordinance 1990.
Dated   28 June 2012
DOROTHY TOPFER
Acting Assistant Secretary
Territories Service Delivery Branch
Department of Regional Australia, Local Government, Arts and Sport
Contents
                        1      Name of Determination                                                                       2
                        2      Commencement                                                                                  2
                        3      Revocation                                                                                         2
                        4      Definitions                                                                                          2
                        5      Fees for supply of electricity                                                               3
                        6      Fees — miscellaneous                                                                        4
                        7      11kV time‑of‑use demand supply                                                        4
                        8      LV industrial supply                                                                            4
                        9      Period for payment                                                                             4
                       10      Non-payment of fees                                                                          4
                       11      Refund of security deposit                                                                  4
Schedule 1                  Fees for supply of electricity                                                              6
Part 1                             Domestic supply                                                                                6
Part 2                             Domestic supply controlled off-peak                                                   6
Part 3                             General supply                                                                                   6
Part 4                             General supply controlled off‑peak                                                      6
Part 5                             LV industrial supply                                                                            7
Part 6                             11kV time‑of‑use demand supply                                                        7
Schedule 2                  Miscellaneous fees                                                                            8
Part 1                             Connection of electricity supply — fees payable before connection      8
Part 2                             Other fees                                                                                          8
 
 
1              Name of Determination
                This Determination is the Electricity Supply Fees Determination 2012.
2              Commencement
                This Determination commences on 1 July 2012.
3              Revocation
                The Electricity Supply Fees Determination 2011 is revoked.
4              Definitions
                In this Determination:
billing period means each successive period during which a customer is billed for electricity consumed.
domestic supply means the supply in a controlled manner to a residence.
domestic supply controlled off-peak, for a domestic supply customer, means a supply that is periodically switched on and off for load control reasons by time switch controls located in the customer’s residence switchboard.
fee means a fee payable by a customer for electricity supply or another related service at the rate mentioned in this Determination for the supply or service.
general supply means a supply of electricity to a customer that is not:
                (a)    a domestic supply; or
               (b)    an 11kV time-of-use demand supply; or
                (c)    a LV industrial supply.
general supply controlled off-peak, for a general supply customer, means a supply that is periodically switched on and off for load control reasons by time switch controls located in the customer’s premises switchboard.
GST has the meaning given by section 195-1 of the A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax) Act 1999.
new account supply connection fee means a fee associated with the work necessary to connect supply for a new customer.
off-peak period means a period that is not a peak period or a shoulder period.
peak period means:
                (a)    7 am to 9 am on a week day; or
               (b)    5 pm to 8 pm on a week day.
shoulder period means:
                (a)    9 am to 5 pm on a week day; or
               (b)    8 pm to 10 pm on a week day.
week day means a day that is not a Saturday or a Sunday.
5              Fees for supply of electricity
         (1)   The fees for supply of electricity are set out in:
                (a)    for domestic supply in a billing period — Part 1 of Schedule 1; and
               (b)    for domestic supply controlled off-peak in a billing period — Part 2 of Schedule 1; and
                (c)    for general supply in a billing period — Part 3 of Schedule 1; and
               (d)    for general supply controlled off-peak in a billing period — Part 4 of Schedule 1; and
                (e)    for LV industrial supply in a billing period  — Part 5 of Schedule 1; and
                (f)    for an 11kV time‑of‑use demand supply — Part 6 of Schedule 1.
Note   A general supply customer is normally a business customer who is not a domestic customer or a large industrial customer.
         (2)   If a customer is a pensioner, the fees for domestic supply are subject to a rebate of $0.547570 for each day, to be applied before the application of GST to the customer’s account.
         (3)   If a customer is dependent on life support or constant positive airway pressure respirators, the fees for domestic supply are subject to a rebate of $0.830000 for each day, to be applied before the application of GST to the customer’s account.
6              Fees — miscellaneous
                A fee for an item mentioned in Schedule 2 is the amount mentioned in Schedule 2 for the item.
7              11kV time‑of‑use demand supply
                If a customer has a minimum use of 200 kVA of electricity per month, the customer may be connected to 11kV time-of-use demand supply.
8              LV industrial supply
                A customer may be connected to a LV industrial supply of electricity if:
                (a)    the customer has consumed more than 160 000 kWh of electricity in a previous 12‑month period; and
               (b)    the customer requests low voltage industrial supply.
9              Period for payment
                A fee for the supply of an item mentioned in Schedule 1 or 2, must be paid within 14 days of the day a bill is issued for the amount of the fee.
10            Non-payment of fees
         (1)   The notice of disconnection delivery fee mentioned in item 5 of Part 2 of Schedule 2 is payable if a fee is not paid by a customer within 18 days after the expiry of the period mentioned in section 9.
         (2)   If a fee is not paid by a customer within 6 days after the delivery of a notice of disconnection, the supply of electricity to the customer may be disconnected and the combined disconnection/reconnection fee mentioned in item 1 or 2 of Part 2 of Schedule 2 is payable.
         (3)   If a supply of electricity is disconnected under subsection (2), the customer must not be reconnected until the customer pays the outstanding amount of the electricity fees and any fees payable under subsections (1) and (2).
11            Refund of security deposit
         (1)   This section applies if:
                (a)    a customer has paid a security deposit for a supply of electricity; and
               (b)    the customer requests that the supply of electricity be disconnected; and
                (c)    the customer receives a final account for the supply of electricity.
         (2)   If the customer pays the final account in full, the Department will refund the security deposit in full to the customer.
         (3)   If the customer does not pay the final account in full, the Department will retain the amount owing on the final account and refund the balance of the security deposit to the customer.
Schedule 1        Fees for supply of electricity
 
Part 1          Domestic supply
Item
Description
Unit of supply
Fee ($)

1
System access
Per day
0.658350

2
First 1167 kWh for a 60‑day period
Per kWh
0.240350

3
For the balance of all electricity supply
Per kWh
0.266090

Part 2          Domestic supply controlled off-peak
Item
Description
Unit of supply
Fee ($)

1
Off-peak access for off-peak 1
Per day
0.050600

2
Off-peak 1 (up to 9 hours off-peak supply daily)
Per kWh
0.080080

3
Off-peak access for off-peak 2
Per day
0.050600

4
Off-peak 2 (up to 18 hours off-peak supply daily)
Per kWh
0.127380

Part 3          General supply
Item
Description
Unit of supply
Fee ($)

1
System access
Per day
0.810370

2
First 1667 kWh for a 60‑day period
Per kWh
0.221980

3
For the balance of all electricity supply
Per kWh
0.241890

Part 4          General supply controlled off‑peak
Item
Description
Unit of supply
Fee ($)

1
Off peak access for off-peak 1
Per day
0.050600

2
Off-peak 1 (up to 9 hours off-peak supply daily)
Per kWh
0.080080

3
Off-peak access for off-peak 2
Per day
0.050600

4
Off-peak 2 (up to 18 hours off-peak supply daily)
Per kWh
0.127380

 
Part 5          LV industrial supply
Item
Description
Unit of supply
Fee ($)

1
For an LV industrial supply
Per kWh
0.144320

Part 6          11kV time‑of‑use demand supply
Item
Description
Unit of supply
Fee ($)

1
Monthly fee
Per kVA
10.94610

2
For electricity supply during a peak period
Per kWh
0.127490

3
For electricity supply during a shoulder period
Per kWh
0.117260

4
For electricity supply during an off-peak period
Per kWh
0.064350

Schedule 2        Miscellaneous fees
 
Part 1          Connection of electricity supply — fees payable before connection
Item
Description
Fee ($)

1
Security deposit —pensioner
100.00

2
Security deposit —customer other than a pensioner
200.00

3
New account supply connection fee
66.00

Note  GST does not apply to a security deposit mentioned in item 1 or 2, refer to Section 99-1, A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax) Act 1999 and GST Ruling 2006/2.
Part 2          Other fees
Item
Description
Fee ($)

1
Combined disconnection/reconnection fee — at the meter board
132.00

2
Combined disconnection/reconnection fee — at the pole or distribution pillar
583.00

3
Meter test requested by a customer — charged per hour and minimum charge is for 1 hour.
66.00

4
Extraordinary meter reading due to no access
66.00

5
Notice of disconnection delivery fee
14.00

6
Customer requested change of off-peak pricing option in excess of once in a 12‑month period
66.00

Note
1.       All legislative instruments and compilations are registered on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments kept under the Legislative Instruments Act 2003. See http://www.frli.gov.au.