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SOCIAL SECURITY ACT 1991 - SECT 1061EZC

Repayment of special employment advance

             (1)  If a person receives a special employment advance or an instalment of a special employment advance under this Part, the person must repay the special employment advance or instalment to the Commonwealth by one or more of the following methods:

                     (a)  deductions from the person's special employment advance qualifying entitlement under Chapter 3 (General provisions relating to payability and rates);

                     (b)  a method provided for by Chapter 5 (Overpayments and debt recovery);

                     (c)  a method (other than a method described in paragraph (a) or (b)) that is acceptable to both the person and the Secretary.

             (2)  Subsection (1) does not affect the Secretary's powers and duties under Part 5.4 (Non-recovery of debts) if the amount of the special employment advance or instalment that has not been repaid becomes a debt due to the Commonwealth.



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