(1) This section applies if a person:
(a) is receiving youth allowance; and
(b) is only qualified for youth allowance under section 540; and
(c) satisfies the Secretary that the person is not undertaking full-time study (see section 541B); and
(d) has reached 17 years of age; and
(e) is participating in the National Green Jobs Corps program; and
(f) started participating in that program before 2012.
(2) The rate of the person's youth allowance is increased by an amount of $41.60 (to be known as a National Green Jobs Corps supplement) for each fortnight during which the person participates in the National Green Jobs Corps program.
(3) However, a National Green Jobs Corps supplement is not payable for a fortnight during which the person participates in the National Green Jobs Corps program if:
(a) a Youth Allowance Employment Pathway Plan is in force in relation to the person; and
(b) during the fortnight, the person ceases to participate in that program in circumstances that constitute a failure to comply with the plan.