184.108.40.206 Primary Claims/Primary Claimants for PLP
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
Paid Parental Leave Rules 2010 Subdivision 220.127.116.11 Exceptional circumstances for primary claims
Policy reference: PPL Guide 2.2.10 Who is a Primary Claimant for PLP?
Last reviewed: 8 May 2017