10.10.8.10 Rate Calculation - Background (Portugal Agreement)
Basis for calculation process
Article 17 of the Agreement, when read with social security law, determines the rate of Australian benefit payable under the Agreement. There are 2 different methods of calculating the rate:
- the proportional rate (outside Australia) (10.1.9.20), and
- the direct deduction rate (inside Australia) (10.1.9.60).
Act reference: SS(IntAgree)Act Schedule 9 Portugal