1.1.C.270 Compensation recovery charge

Usage

This definition applies to all payments.

Definition

A compensation recovery charge (debt) is the amount legally recoverable after receiving a lump sum compensation payment or a payment representing arrears of periodic payments for income support payments paid to either a compensation recipient and their partner (or both) during the lump sum preclusion period or the periodic payments period.

Act reference: SSAct Part 3.14 Compensation recovery

Policy reference: SS Guide 6.4 Compensation Recovery

Last reviewed: 6 February 2017