1.1.S.60 Social security benefit

Definition

For the purposes of FA, this term has the same meaning as under the SSAct where it is defined to mean the following payments:

  • newstart allowance,
  • youth allowance,
  • partner allowance,
  • mature age allowance (for people granted that allowance from 1 July 1996),
  • austudy payment,
  • widow allowance,
  • parenting payment (partnered),
  • sickness allowance,
  • special benefit, and
  • parenting allowance (other than non-benefit allowance).

Act reference: SSAct section 23(1)-'social security benefit'

Last reviewed: 11 May 2015