7.1 Gathering Information

Introduction

This chapter explains that under the PPLAct the Secretary or delegate (Centrelink) may require any person to provide information relevant to determining whether a person who makes an effective claim for PLP or DAPP is or was eligible for the payment and whether PLP or DAPP is or was payable to a person.

The chapter also outlines the Secretary's general power to obtain information if considered relevant to matters specified in PPLAct section 117, the power to obtain information from or about a person who owes a debt to the Commonwealth under or because of the PPLAct, the power to gather information about TFNs, the purposes for which TFNs can be used, and a person's obligation to notify Centrelink of a change of circumstances.

In this chapter

This chapter contains the following sections:
Last reviewed: 6 February 2017