(1) Subject to this Subdivision, a person is qualified for a youth allowance in respect of a period if:
(b) throughout the period, the person is of youth allowance age (see Subdivision D); and
(c) the person made a claim for disability support pension at or before the start of the period and the claim was not determined before the end of the period; and
(d) the Secretary is satisfied that, throughout the period, the person suffers from a medical condition that had a significant adverse effect on the person's ability to work or study; and
(e) throughout the period, the person satisfies the residency requirements that apply to the person under Subdivision F; and
(f) the person satisfies any one of the conditions in subsection (2).
Conditions for qualification
(2) The conditions referred to in paragraph (1)(f) are:
(a) a condition that the person was an Australian resident when the significant adverse effect of the medical condition on the person's ability to work or study first occurred; and
(b) a condition that at the start of the period the person had 10 years qualifying Australian residence or had a qualifying residence exemption for a social security benefit or youth training allowance; and
(c) a condition that:
(i) the person was born outside Australia; and
(ii) when the significant adverse effect of the medical condition first occurred the person was not an Australian resident but was a dependent child of an Australian resident; and
(iii) the person became an Australian resident while a dependent child of an Australian resident.
Note 1: Subdivision G provides for prospective qualification for youth allowance.
Note 2: Division 2 sets out situations in which youth allowance is not payable even if the person qualifies for it.