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SOCIAL SECURITY ACT 1991 - SECT 1224AA

Person other than payee obtaining payment of a cheque

                   If:

                     (a)  an amount of a social security payment or an amount of fares allowance is paid by cheque; and

                     (b)  a person other than the payee obtains possession of the cheque from the payee; and

                     (c)  the cheque is not endorsed by the payee to the person; and

                     (d)  the person obtains value for the cheque;

the amount of the cheque is a debt due by the person to the Commonwealth.



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