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Amount of pension bonus bereavement payment

             (1)  The amount of a person's pension bonus bereavement payment is worked out:

                     (a)  by working out the amount of pension bonus that would have been payable to the legal personal representative of the partner had the partner made claims for age pension and pension bonus just before the partner died (see subsections 59(3) and (4) of the Administration Act); and

                     (b)  by disregarding, in working out the amount referred to in paragraph (a):

                              (i)  any PBBP employment income of the person (see section 93WC); and

                             (ii)  any income of a kind specified in an instrument made under subsection (2).

             (2)  The Secretary may, by legislative instrument, specify kinds of income for the purposes of subparagraph (1)(b)(ii).

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