1.1.D.220 Disposal of income

Usage

This definition applies to all payments.

Definition

Disposal of income refers to a course of action that either destroys, disposes or diminishes income or a source of income, without receiving something of equivalent value for the income source forgone, OR for the purposes of obtaining a social security advantage.

Act reference: SSAct section 1106(1) Disposal of ordinary income, section 1106(2) Disposal of ordinary income

Policy reference: SS Guide 1.1.D.210 Disposal of assets, 4.1.1 General Provisions of Deprivation

Last reviewed: 2 January 2018