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SOCIAL SECURITY ACT 1991 - SECT 660XKD

Adjustment of person's mature age allowance rate

                   If:

                     (a)  a person is qualified for payments under this Subdivision; and

                     (b)  the person does not elect under subsection 660XKA(3) not to receive payments under this Subdivision;

the rate of the person's mature age allowance during the bereavement period is worked out as follows:

                     (c)  during the bereavement rate continuation period, the rate of mature age allowance payable to the person is the rate at which the mature age allowance would have been payable to the person if:

                              (i)  the person's partner had not died; and

                             (ii)  where immediately before the partner's death the couple were an illness separated couple or a respite care couple--they were not such a couple;

                     (d)  during the bereavement lump sum period (if any), the rate at which mature age allowance is payable to the person is the rate at which the mature age allowance would be payable to the person apart from this Subdivision.



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