1.1.B.50 Bereavement rate continuation period

Usage

This definition applies for the purposes of determining qualification for bereavement payments and calculating the LBP.

This definition is not applicable to a one-off bereavement payment for the death of a partner (3.1.5.92) made under Part 2.11 Division 10 Subdivision AA (YA) or Part 2.12 Division 9 Subdivision AA (JSP) of the SSAct.

Definition

In relation to a person's death, the bereavement rate continuation period begins on the same day as the bereavement period (1.1.B.40) and ends:

on the day before the first available bereavement adjustment payday (1.1.F.150), IF the first available bereavement adjustment payday occurs before the end of the bereavement period, or

on the same day as the bereavement period, IF the first available bereavement adjustment payday occurs on or after the day the bereavement period ends.

Act reference: SSAct section 21(2)(d)-'bereavement rate continuation period'

Last reviewed: 20 March 2020