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Waiving recovery of a particular class of debt

The Secretary may decide to waive (1.1.W.10) the recovery of debts (1.1.D.60) arising under, or as a result of, the FA legislation that are included in a particular class of debts specified by the Minister in a disallowable instrument (1.1.D.90).

Date of effect

The date of effect of a decision to waive under this provision is:

  • the day the decision is made, if no decision is specified in the determination, or
  • a date specified in the determination.

Act reference: FA(Admin)Act section 102 Secretary may waive debts of a particular class

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