A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999

Schedules

Schedule 2 - Amounts of child care subsidy and additional child care subsidy  

Part 2 - Amount of ACCS (child wellbeing), ACCS (temporary financial hardship) or ACCS (grandparent) for an individual  

6   Hourly rate of ACCS (child wellbeing), ACCS (temporary financial hardship) or ACCS (grandparent)  

(1)  
For the purposes of paragraph 5(c) , the hourly rate of ACCS for the individual, for a session of care provided by the service to the child in the week, is 100% of the lower of:

(a)  the hourly session fee for the individual (see subclause 2(2) ); and

(b)  the ACCS hourly rate cap for the session.

(2)  
The ACCS hourly rate cap for a session of care provided by a service to a child is the following percentage of the CCS hourly rate cap (see subclause 2(3) ) for the session:

(a)  120%;

(b)  if a higher percentage applies under the Secretary ' s rules and paragraph (c) does not apply - that higher percentage;

(c)  if the Secretary is satisfied that exceptional circumstances exist in relation to an individual or the individual ' s partner, or the service, and makes a written determination to that effect that applies to the session - the higher percentage specified in the determination.

(3)  
A determination made under paragraph (2)(c) is not a legislative instrument.




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