1.1.C.180 Clean energy advance top-up

Definition

A clean energy advance (CEA) top-up is a payment that may be made to a person if they have received a CEA and their circumstances change during the relevant CEA period so that they become eligible for a payment with a higher CEA daily rate or a longer CEA period.

CEA top-up criteria are contained in the Social Security (Clean Energy Advance - Top-Up Payment) (FaHCSIA) Determination 2012, the Social Security (Clean Energy Advance - Top-Up Payment) (DEEWR) Determination 2012 and the Social Security (Clean Energy Advance - Top-Up Payment) (DIISRTE) Determination 2012 which are disallowable instruments made under SSAct section 914G.

Act reference: SSAct section 914G Top-up payments of clean energy advance

Policy reference: SS Guide 3.15.1 CEA - Qualification & Payability

Last reviewed: 1 July 2016