(1) An austudy payment is not payable to a person who is qualified for an austudy payment while the person is subject to a multiple entitlement exclusion.
(2) For the purposes of this Division, a person is subject to a multiple entitlement exclusion if:
(a) the person is receiving an austudy payment and another social security benefit, a social security pension, a service pension, income support supplement or a veteran payment becomes payable to the person; or
(b) a payment under a scheme referred to in section 578A has been, or may be, made to the person; or
(c) an assurance of support applies to the person.
(3) An austudy payment is not payable to a person in respect of a period if the person is a CDEP Scheme participant in respect of the whole or any part of the period.
(4) An austudy payment is not payable to a person if:
(a) the person is an armed services widow or an armed services widower; and
(b) the person is receiving the weekly amount mentioned in paragraph 234(1)(b) of the MRCA (including a reduced weekly amount because of a choice under section 236 of the MRCA) or has received a lump sum mentioned in subsection 236(5) of the MRCA.
Note 1: For armed services widow and armed services widower see subsection 4(1).
Note 2: For MRCA see subsection 23(1).