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1.1.R.50 Routine assessment method (FTB)

Definition

The routine assessment method is known as the 'entitlement' method (1.1.E.35) and is used to estimate the amount of maintenance (1.1.M.10) a recipient will receive for a relevant period (1.1.R.25).

Policy reference: FA Guide 3.1.7 Maintenance income test

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