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SOCIAL SECURITY ACT 1991 - SECT 1157JA

Expense benefits

             (1)  A person (the employee ) receives an expense benefit if an amount is paid to, or on behalf of, the employee or a person connected with the employee by:

                     (a)  an employer of the employee; or

                     (b)  an associate of the employer; or

                     (c)  a person (the arranger ), other than the employer or an associate of the employer, under an arrangement between:

                              (i)  the employer or an associate of the employer; and

                             (ii)  the arranger or another person;

and is so paid in connection with an expense or expenses of a private nature that have been, or will or may be, incurred by the employee or person connected with the employee.

             (2)  The following are persons connected with the employee:

                     (a)  a partner of the employee;

                     (b)  a dependent child of the employee or of the employee's partner;

                     (c)  a person who would be a dependent child of the employee or of the employee's partner if the person was not receiving a jobseeker payment or a sickness allowance.



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