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SOCIAL SECURITY ACT 1991 - SECT 1237AB

Secretary may waive debts of a particular class

             (1)  The Secretary may, on behalf of the Commonwealth, decide to waive the Commonwealth's right to recover debts arising under or as a result of this Act or Part 3B or 3D of the Administration Act that are included in a class of debts specified, by legislative instrument, by the Minister.

             (2)  A decision under subsection (1) takes effect:

                     (a)  if no day is specified in the decision--on the day on which the decision is made; or

                     (b)  if a day is specified in the decision--on the day so specified (whether that day is before, after or on the day on which the decision is made).

             (3)  A legislative instrument under subsection (1) does not commence before the end of the period for disallowing the instrument.



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