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SOCIAL SECURITY ACT 1991 - SECT 1218BA

Exception--new apprentices

             (1)  This section applies if, immediately before the period of absence commenced, the person was receiving youth allowance on the basis of section 540AA applying (about new apprentices) or austudy payment on the basis of section 568AA applying (about new apprentices).

             (2)  The person's right to continue to be paid youth allowance or austudy payment is not affected merely by the person's absence throughout so much of the period of absence as is for the purpose of undertaking the person's full-time apprenticeship, traineeship or trainee apprenticeship.

             (3)  The Secretary may, by legislative instrument, make principles that must be complied with when deciding how much of a period of absence is for the purpose of undertaking a full-time apprenticeship, traineeship or trainee apprenticeship.



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