Home and Community Support (Payment for Travel Between Clients) Settlement Act 2016

5 Meaning of exceptional travel and related terms

(1)

In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires,—

exceptional travel means—

(a)

travel by an HCS employee between clients where the distance travelled is more than the maximum travel distance; and

(b)

exceptional first client travel by an HCS employee; and

(c)

exceptional last client travel by an HCS employee

maximum travel distance means, except for the purposes of section 16(2), the maximum travel distance specified in clause 4 of Schedule 4.

(2)

For the purposes of subsection (1),—

(a)

an HCS employee’s travel to the first client visit of the day is exceptional first client travel if the location of the client visit is more than the maximum travel distance from the employee’s home; and

(b)

an HCS employee’s travel from the last client visit of the day is exceptional last client travel if the location of the client visit is more than the maximum travel distance from the employee’s home.