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

Costs relating to travel between clients

19 Costs relating to travel between clients

(1)

An HCS employer must pay an HCS employee a contribution towards the costs relating to travel between clients by the employee on or after 1 March 2016.

(2)

For travel between clients that is not exceptional travel, the minimum amount payable must be calculated in accordance with section 20.

(3)

For travel between clients that is exceptional travel, the minimum amount payable must be calculated in accordance with section 21.

(4)

Subsection (1) does not apply to any travel between clients for which—

(a)

an HCS employee uses a vehicle provided by the HCS employer; and

(b)

the employer is responsible for all the costs associated with the use of the vehicle.