4.1.2.10 Primary Claims/Primary Claimants for PLP

Primary claims

A person who meets the requirements to be a primary claimant (1.1.P.250) may make an effective primary claim for PLP. A primary claimant may be:

  • the child's birth mother, or
  • an adoptive parent of the child, or
  • a person who satisfies the circumstances prescribed by the PPL Rules as being exceptional circumstances in which a primary claim for PLP can be made.

Act reference: PPLAct section 53 Types of claims, section 54 Who can make a primary claim, secondary claim or tertiary claim

PPL Rules Subdivision 2.4.1.1 Exceptional circumstances for primary claims

Policy reference: PPL Guide 2.2.10 Who is a Primary Claimant for PLP?

Last reviewed: 8 May 2017