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SOCIAL SECURITY ACT 1991 - SECT 1044

Rate of mobility allowance

       (1AA)  The rate of mobility allowance is a daily rate worked out by dividing the fortnightly rate by 14.

             (1)  The fortnightly rate of mobility allowance for a person who qualifies for the allowance under section 1035 is $50.50.

          (1A)  The fortnightly rate of mobility allowance for a person who qualifies for the allowance under section 1035A is $100.

             (2)  A person's mobility allowance rate is nil if:

                     (a)  the person has received mobility allowance advance under section 1045; and

                     (b)  the person's advance payment period has not ended.

Note:          The rate of mobility allowance is indexed annually in line with CPI increases (see sections 1191 to 1194).

             (3)  In this section:

"advance payment period" , in relation to a person, means the period of:

                     (a)  26 weeks; or

                     (b)  if section 1044A applies--such number of days as is provided for in that section;

that starts at the beginning of the advance entitlement period.



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