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1.1.C.55 Correspondence nominee


This definition applies to all FA payments.


A correspondence nominee is a person (1.1.P.80), who may be appointed to receive FA correspondence relating to another individual who is entitled to FA and (in most instances) may act on that individual's behalf as required. This arrangement is made under the direction of the Secretary with the written consent of the person to be appointed and after taking into consideration the wishes (if any) of the individual entitled to FA regarding the making of such an appointment.

Act reference: FA(Admin)Act section 219TA-'correspondence nominee'

Policy reference: FA Guide Correspondence nominees

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