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SOCIAL SECURITY ACT 1991 - SECT 660XCF

Multiple entitlement exclusion

             (1)  A mature age allowance is not payable to a person if the person is already receiving a service pension.

             (2)  If:

                     (a)  a person is receiving a mature age allowance; and

                     (b)  another social security pension, a social security benefit or a service pension becomes payable to the person;

the mature age allowance is not payable to the person.

Note:          Another payment type will generally not become payable to the person until the person claims it.

             (3)  A mature age allowance is not payable to a woman if:

                     (a)  the woman is an armed services widow; and

                     (b)  the woman is receiving a pension under Part II or IV of the Veterans' Entitlements Act at a rate determined under or by reference to subsection 30(1) of that Act;

unless:

                     (c)  the woman has been receiving a payment referred to in paragraph (b) continuously since before 1 November 1986; and

                     (d)  before 1 November 1986 the woman was also receiving a social security benefit.

Note 1:       For armed services widow see subsection 4(1).

Note 2:       A widow receiving a payment under the Veterans' Entitlements Act who is not covered by paragraph (b) may be paid at a lower rate (see subsection 1064(5)).

             (4)  A mature age allowance is not payable to a man if:

                     (a)  the man is an armed services widower; and

                     (b)  the man is receiving a pension under Part II or IV of the Veterans' Entitlements Act at a rate determined under or by reference to subsection 30(1) of that Act.

Note:          For armed services widower see subsection 4(1).



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