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SOCIAL SECURITY ACT 1991 - SECT 677

Sickness allowance not payable if allowance rate nil

             (1)  Subject to subsection (2), sickness allowance is not payable to a person if the person's sickness allowance rate would be nil.

             (2)  Subsection (1) does not apply to a person if the person's rate would be nil merely because:

                     (a)  an election by the person under subsection 915A(1) (about quarterly energy supplement) or 1061VA(1) (about quarterly pension supplement) is in force; or

                     (b)  the person has been paid an advance pharmaceutical allowance under the social security law.



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