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SOCIAL SECURITY ACT 1991 - SECT 1073B

Daily attribution of employment income

             (1)  If:

                     (a)  a person is receiving a social security pension or a social security benefit; and

                     (b)  the person's rate of payment of the pension or benefit is worked out with regard to the income test module of a rate calculator in this Chapter; and

                     (d)  the person earns, derives or receives, or is taken, either by virtue of the operation of section 1073A or any other provision of this Act, to earn, derive or receive, employment income during the whole or a part of a particular instalment period of the person;

the person is taken to earn, derive or receive, on each day in that instalment period, an amount of employment income worked out by dividing the total amount of the employment income referred to in paragraph (d) by the number of days in the period.

             (2)  If a person has reached pension age and is receiving a social security benefit, subsection (1) does not apply to the person, to the extent that it relates to that benefit.

Note 1:       Subsection (1) applies to a person who has not reached pension age and is receiving a social security benefit.

Note 2:       For pension age see subsections 23(5A), (5B), (5C) and (5D).



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