2013/04—Electricity Supply Fees Determination 2013

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Administration Ordinance 1990 (Jervis Bay Territory)

I, BELINDA MOSS, 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 [DD MM 2013]

BELINDA MOSS

Assistant Secretary

Territories Service Delivery Branch
Department of Regional Australia, Local Government, Arts and Sport

Contents

1 Name of Determination

This Determination is the Electricity Supply Fees Determination 2013.

2 Commencement

This Determination commences on 1 July 2013.

3 Revocation

The Electricity Supply Fees Determination 2012 is revoked.

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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:

  1. a domestic supply; or
  2. an 11kV time-of-use demand supply; or
  3. 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:

  1. 7 am to 9 am on a week day; or
  2. 5 pm to 8 pm on a week day.

shoulder period means:

  1. 9 am to 5 pm on a week day; or
  2. 8 pm to 10 pm on a week day.

week day means a day that is not a Saturday or a Sunday.

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5 Fees for supply of electricity

  1. The fees for supply of electricity are set out in:
    1. for domestic supply in a billing period—Part 1 of Schedule 1; and
    2. for domestic supply controlled off-peak in a billing period—Part 2 of Schedule 1; and
    3. for general supply in a billing period—Part 3 of Schedule 1; and
    4. for general supply controlled off-peak in a billing period—Part 4 of Schedule 1; and
    5. for LV industrial supply in a billing period—Part 5 of Schedule 1; and
    6. 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 $0.5900 for each day, to be applied before the application of GST to the customer's account.
  1. 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 $0.8300 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:

  1. the customer has consumed more than 160 000 kWh of electricity in a previous 12-month period; and
  2. the customer requests low voltage industrial supply.

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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.
  1. 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.
  1. 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:
    1. a customer has paid a security deposit for a supply of electricity; and
    2. the customer requests that the supply of electricity be disconnected; and
    3. 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.

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Schedule 1—Fees for supply of electricity

Part 1 Domestic supply

Item Description Unit of supply Fee ($)
1 System access Per day 0.76054
2 First 1167 kWh for a 60-day period Per kWh 0.26675
3 For the balance of all electricity supply Per kWh 0.29821

Part 2 Domestic supply controlled off-peak

Item Description Unit of supply Fee ($)
1 Off-peak access for off-peak 1 Per day 0.05192
2 Off-peak 1 (up to 9 hours off-peak supply daily) Per kWh 0.09317
3 Off-peak access for off-peak 2 Per day 0.05192
4 Off-peak 2 (up to 18 hours off-peak supply daily) Per kWh 0.14509

Part 3 General supply

Item Description Unit of supply Fee ($)
1 System access Per day 0.94908
2 First 1667 kWh for a 60-day period Per kWh 0.25025
3 For the balance of all electricity supply Per kWh 0.27170

Part 4 General supply controlled off-peak

Item Description Unit of supply Fee ($)
1 Off peak access for off-peak 1 Per day 0.05192
2 Off-peak 1 (up to 9 hours off-peak supply daily) Per kWh 0.09317
3 Off-peak access for off-peak 2 Per day 0.05192
4 Off-peak 2 (up to 18 hours off-peak supply daily) Per kWh 0.14509

Part 5 LV industrial supply

Item Description Unit of supply Fee ($)
1 For an LV industrial supply Per kWh 0.19096

Part 6 11kV time-of-use demand supply

Item Description Unit of supply Fee ($)
1 Monthly fee Per kVA 11.7150
2 For electricity supply during a peak period Per kWh 0.17666
3 For electricity supply during a shoulder period Per kWh 0.16511
4 For electricity supply during an off-peak period Per kWh 0.09757

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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, see GST Ruling 2006/2.

Part 2 Other fees

Item Description Fee ($)
1

Disconnection fee at the meter board

66.00

2

Reconnection fee at the meter board

66.00

3

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

583.00

4

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

66.00

5

Extraordinary meter reading due to no access

66.00

6

Notice of disconnection delivery fee

14.00

7

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

66.00

Note

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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