2.2.9 Person No Longer Primary Carer - PLP Not Payable

Parental leave pay not payable

PLP is not payable to birth mothers and primary carers who are not fulfilling the primary carer role for their child for reasons within their control, e.g. where the mother has chosen to pass care to another person so that she can go overseas in order to care for her parents.

Act reference: PPLAct section 47 When a person is the primary carer of a child

PPL Rules rule 1.4 Meaning of incapable of caring for a child

Last reviewed: 3 July 2017