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Water Management (General) Regulation 2018
Current version for 7 February 2020 to date (accessed 5 April 2020 at 17:04)
Part 9 Division 8 Subdivision 3
Subdivision 3 Other reductions
218   Extension of reduction to avoid hardship
(1)  If the Minister considers it proper to do so to avoid hardship, the Minister may, by order, direct that—
(a)  a person specified in the order—
(i)  who occupies a dwelling as his or her sole or principal residence together with an eligible pensioner for whom the dwelling is his or her sole or principal residence, and
(ii)  who is jointly liable with that eligible pensioner or with that eligible pensioner and one or more other persons for a service charge for the land on which that dwelling is situated, and
(iii)  who would not otherwise be entitled to a reduction of the service charge under this Division, or
(b)  any person belonging to a class of persons specified in the order, being persons referred to in paragraph (a),
is taken, for the purposes of this Division, to be or to have been an eligible pensioner.
(2)  If the Minister considers it proper to do so to avoid hardship, the Minister may, by order, direct that—
(a)  an eligible pensioner specified in the order who, although not liable, or although not liable jointly with one or more persons, to the whole of the service charges for the land on which that dwelling is situated—
(i)  has paid the whole of those charges for such period as, in the opinion of the Minister, warrants the making of such an order, or
(ii)  is, in the opinion of the Minister, likely to pay the whole of those charges in such circumstances as, in the opinion of the Minister, warrant the making of such an order, or
(b)  any person belonging to a class of persons specified in the order, being persons referred to in paragraph (a),
is taken, for the purposes of this Division, to be or to have been the person solely liable in respect of the land on which the dwelling is situated.
(3)  An order under this clause takes effect on the day that it is made or on such earlier or later day as is specified in the order.