1.1.S.70 Social security entitlement

Definition

A social security entitlement is defined by reference to the SSAct to mean:

  • newstart allowance,
  • youth allowance,
  • mature age allowance or mature age partner allowance,
  • austudy payment,
  • age pension,
  • wife pension,
  • widow allowance,
  • widow B pension,
  • parenting payment,
  • disability support pension,
  • carer payment, and
  • job search allowance.

Social security entitlements are those payments for which an advance payment may be payable.

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

Last reviewed: 11 May 2015