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SOCIAL SECURITY ACT 1991 - SECT 1070J

Specific requirement (certain parenting payments)

                   If the rate of the person's social security payment is to be calculated in accordance with the Benefit PP (Partnered) Rate Calculator, the specific requirement applicable to the social security payment is that:

                     (a)  the person's partner is not receiving a rent increased pension; and

                     (b)  if:

                              (i)  the person is a member of an illness separated couple, a respite care couple or a temporarily separated couple; and

                             (ii)  the person is entitled to be paid family tax benefit;

                            either of the following is satisfied:

                            (iii)  the person's maximum Part A rate of family tax benefit does not include rent assistance;

                            (iv)  the person's maximum Part A rate of family tax benefit includes rent assistance and clause 38J of Schedule 1 to the Family Assistance Act applies to reduce the person's Part A rate of family tax benefit; and

                     (c)  if:

                              (i)  the person is a member of a couple, other than an illness separated couple, a respite care couple or a temporarily separated couple; and

                             (ii)  the person, or the person's partner, is entitled to be paid family tax benefit;

                            either of the following is satisfied:

                            (iii)  the person's, or the person's partner's, maximum Part A rate of family tax benefit does not include rent assistance;

                            (iv)  the person's, or the person's partner's, maximum Part A rate of family tax benefit includes rent assistance but clause 38J or 38K of Schedule 1 to the Family Assistance Act applies to reduce the person's, or the person's partner's, Part A rate of family tax benefit.



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