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SOCIAL SECURITY ACT 1991 - SECT 549

Waiting periods

             (1)  A youth allowance is not payable to a person who is qualified for youth allowance while the person is subject to a waiting period.

             (2)  For the purposes of this Part, a person may be subject to the following waiting periods:

                     (a)  a liquid assets test waiting period (see sections 549A, 549B and 549C);

                    (aa)  an ordinary waiting period (see sections 549CA and 549CB);

                     (b)  a newly-arrived resident's waiting period (see sections 549D and 549E).



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