1.1.Q.10 Qualification

Usage

This definition applies to all payments.

Definition

'Qualification' refers to the criteria a person must meet before payability can be considered.

Qualification criteria differ for all payments and are detailed in Part 3 of this Guide.

SSAct chapter 2 details qualification for payment of pensions, benefits and allowances.

Policy reference: SS Guide Part 3 Qualification & Payability

Last reviewed: 7 November 2016