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SOCIAL SECURITY ACT 1991 - SECT 644AAC

Training supplement

             (1)  This section applies if a person:

                     (a)  is receiving newstart allowance; and

                     (b)  is participating in an approved training course for training supplement for the person; and

                     (c)  started participating in the course during the period beginning on the day on which this section commenced and ending on 30 June 2011.

             (2)  The rate of the person's newstart allowance is increased by an amount of $41.60 (to be known as a training supplement) for each fortnight during which the person participates in the course.

             (3)  However, a training supplement is not payable for a fortnight during which the person participates in the course if, during the fortnight, the person ceases to participate in the course in circumstances that constitute:

                     (a)  a failure of the activity test to which the person is subject; or

                     (b)  if a Newstart Employment Pathway Plan is in force in relation to the person--a failure to comply with a requirement in the plan.



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