Water Management (General) Regulation 2018
Subdivision 1 Preliminary
This Division (Subdivision 5 excepted) applies to and in respect of the following water supply authorities—(a) Essential Energy,(b) Cobar Water Board.
(1) In this Division—eligible pensioner, in relation to a dwelling, means a person who occupies the dwelling as his or her sole or principal residence and—(a) who receives a pension, benefit or allowance under Chapter 2 of the Social Security Act 1991 of the Commonwealth, or a service pension under Part III of the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986 of the Commonwealth, and who is the holder of a pensioner concession card issued by or on behalf of the Commonwealth, or(b) who receives a pension from the Commonwealth Department of Veterans’ Affairs as—(i) the surviving spouse (including widow or widower) of a member of the Australian Defence or Peacekeeping Forces, or(ii) the unmarried mother of a deceased unmarried member of either of those Forces, orand does not have income and assets that would prevent the person from being granted a pensioner concession card (assuming he or she was eligible for such a card), or(iii) the widowed mother of a deceased unmarried member of either of those Forces,(c) who receives a special rate of pension under section 24 of the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986 of the Commonwealth.Gazetted amount means an amount specified by the Minister, by order published in the Gazette, for the purposes of this Division.instalment, in relation to a service charge, means an instalment payable under clause 201 in respect of the charge.nominal amount, in relation to the service charges payable for any land, means the lesser of the following amounts—(a) an amount equal to half of all service charges for that land for the current charging year,(b) an amount equal to—(i) except as provided by subparagraph (ii), the whole of the Gazetted amount, or(ii) if the only service charge payable for that land is a water service charge, half of the Gazetted amount.service charge includes an instalment of a service charge.water service charge includes a drainage service charge levied in conjunction with the water service charge.(2) In this Division, a reference to the time at which a service charge is levied is, in the case of an instalment of the service charge, a reference to the time at which the instalment is due for payment.