4.3.2.40 No Other Deductions from PLP

Introduction

An amount that is not a deduction authorised by the person, or a deduction for PAYG withholding, or a deduction relating to child support, or a deduction from PLP arrears to avoid an overpayment of income support due to the assessment of PLP under the income support income test, cannot be deducted from a PLP instalment, despite any other law of the Commonwealth, a state or a territory.

An employer must comply with this requirement. A failure to comply may result in a financial penalty.

Act reference: PPLAct section 67 Deductions authorised by person, section 68 Deductions for PAYG withholding, section 69 Deductions relating to child support, section 69A Deductions to avoid overpayment of income support payment, section 70 No other deductions

Policy reference: PPL Guide 4.3.2.10 Deduction from PLP Authorised by Person, 4.3.2.20 Deduction from PLP for PAYG Withholding, 4.3.2.30 Deductions from PLP Relating to Child Support, 4.3.2.35 Deduction from PLP to Avoid Overpayment of ISP

Last reviewed: 4 October 2016