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Determinations/Social Security as made
This Determination exempts certain persons undertaking study from the 3 month waiting period for an advance payment of a social security entitlement.
Administered by: Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs
Registered 21 Jan 2009
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR10-Nov-1998
Tabled Senate10-Nov-1998
Gazetted 01 Jul 1998
Date of repeal 01 Jul 2005
Repealed by Social Security (Waiver of Waiting Period for Advance Payment of Entitlement) Determination 2009 (No. 1)

Commonwealth of Australia

Social Security Act 1991

Advance Payment of Entitlement (Waiver of Waiting Period) Determination (No. 1) 1998

I, JEFFREY ROBERT WHALAN, Acting Secretary to the Department of Social Security, make this Determination under subsection 1061A (2) of the Social Security Act 1991.

Dated 26 June 1998.

 

 

 

JEFFREY WHALAN

Acting Secretary
to the Department of Social Security

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1.           Name of Determination

This Determination is the Advance Payment of Entitlement (Waiver of Waiting Period) Determination (No. 1) 1998.

2.           Commencement

This Determination commences on 1 July 1998.

3.           Definitions

In this Determination:

Act means the Social Security Act 1991.

approved course of education or study has the meaning given by subsection 541B (5) of the Act.

4.           Purpose of Determination

              The purpose of this Determination is to exempt persons undertaking study, whether full-time or part-time, from the 3 month waiting period, under paragraph 1061A (1) (b) of the Act, for an advance payment of a social security entitlement.

5.           Paragraph 1061A (1) (b) of the Act not to apply to certain persons

              Paragraph 1061A (1) (b) of the Act does not apply to a person who has applied for an advance of youth allowance or austudy payment if the person:

              (a)     is receiving austudy payments; or

              (b)     is receiving youth allowance and is undertaking, or is about to undertake, an approved course of education or study.