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SOCIAL SECURITY ACT 1991 - SECT 660YCF

Multiple entitlement exclusion

             (1)  A mature age allowance is not payable to a person if the person is already receiving a mature age allowance under Part 2.12A, a service pension or income support supplement.

             (2)  If:

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

                     (b)  another social security benefit, a social security pension, a service pension or income support supplement 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)  Subject to subsection (4), 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.

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 (3)(b) may be paid at a lower rate (see subsection 1068(3)).

             (4)  Subsection (3) does not apply to a woman if:

                     (a)  the woman has been receiving a payment referred to in paragraph (3)(b) continuously since before 1 November 1986; and

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

             (5)  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).

             (6)  A mature age allowance is not payable to a person if:

                     (a)  the person is an armed services widow or 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).



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