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SOCIAL SECURITY ACT 1991 - SECT 93WC

Definition of PBBP employment income

             (1)  PBBP employment income , of a person:

                     (a)  means ordinary income that is, or is taken to be, earned, derived or received by the person or the person's partner from gainful work; and

                     (b)  includes (without limitation) any of the following that is, or is taken to be, earned, derived or received by the person or the person's partner:

                              (i)  salary, wages, commissions and employment-related fringe benefits;

                             (ii)  leave payments;

                            (iii)  payments to the person or the person's partner by a former employer of the person or partner in relation to the termination of the person's or partner's employment.

             (2)  For the purposes of subparagraph (1)(b)(ii), a leave payment :

                     (a)  includes a payment in respect of sick leave, personal leave, carer's leave, annual leave, maternity leave, long service leave or special leave; and

                    (aa)  includes an instalment of parental leave pay; and

                   (ab)  includes dad and partner pay; and

                     (b)  may be made as a lump sum payment, a series of regular payments or otherwise; and

                     (c)  is taken to be made to a person if it is made to another person:

                              (i)  at the direction of the person or of a court; or

                             (ii)  on behalf of the person; or

                            (iii)  for the benefit of the person; or

                            (iv)  if the person waives or assigns his or her right to the payment.



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