Aged Care (Residential care subsidy - amount of transitional accommodation supplement) Determination 2008

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Aged Care (Residential care subsidy — amount of transitional accommodation supplement) Determination 20081
Aged Care Act 1997
I, JUSTINE ELLIOT, Minister for Ageing, make this Determination under subsection 44‑16 (3) of the Aged Care Act 1997.
Dated 17 March 2008
JUSTINE ELLIOT
Minister for Ageing
  
  
1              Name of Determination
                This Determination is the Aged Care (Residential care subsidy — amount of transitional accommodation supplement) Determination 2008.
2              Commencement
                This Determination commences on 20 March 2008.
3              Definitions
                In this Determination:
accommodation supplement means an amount payable for a care recipient under subsection 44‑5A (3) of the Act.
Act means the Aged Care Act 1997.
4              Amount of transitional accommodation supplement
         (1)   This section applies to a care recipient who, after 19 March 2008:
                (a)    first enters a residential care service; or
               (b)    re‑enters a residential care service after a break in residential care, within the meaning given by subsection 44‑5D of the Act, of more than 28 days.
         (2)   For subsection 44‑16 (3) of the Act, the amount of transitional accommodation supplement for the care recipient is the amount mentioned in the following table for the day when the care recipient entered residential care less the amount of accommodation supplement payable for the care recipient.
Item
Entry date
Amount ($)

1
After 19 March 2008 and before 20 September 2010
6.64

2
After 19 September 2010 and before 20 March 2011
4.43

3
After 19 March 2011 and before 20 September 2011
2.21

         (3)   However, if the amount worked out under subsection (2) is a negative amount, the amount of transitional accommodation supplement is taken to be $0.00.
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.
 

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