1.1.P.50 Payability

Payability for PLP

To be payable for PLP a primary claimant must:

  • have made an effective claim for PLP,
  • be eligible from the DOB to the end of the PPL period,
  • verify the child's birth, and
  • verify the child was born after 1 January 2011.

PLP is not payable:

  • for more than one child in a multiple birth, or
  • if a person's partner or former partner has already been paid PLP.

Payability for DAPP

To be payable for DAPP a person must:

  • have made an effective claim for DAPP,
  • be eligible for DAPP for each day in the DAPP period (2.3.8)
  • verify the child's birth, and
  • verify the child was born after 1 January 2013.

DAPP is not payable:

  • for more than one child in a multiple birth, or
  • if a person's partner or former partner has already been paid DAPP.

Act reference: PPLAct section 6 The Dictionary, section 20 Multiple births, section 21 PLP is already payable to the person etc., section 115BE Multiple births, section 11BF DAPP is already payable to the person etc.

Policy reference: PPL Guide 6.2 Initial Payability & Eligibility Determinations for PLP 6.3 Initial Eligibility & Payability Determinations for DAPP

Last reviewed: 8 May 2017