Portability & the Agreement with India


Portability of autonomous payments is covered by domestic legislation. See 7.1.1.

The portability of payments made under the Agreement is covered by Article 5 of the Agreement.

The rate of Australian benefit payable for up to 26 weeks of a temporary departure from Australia to India, or return to Australia from India, is covered by Article 14.

Act reference: SS(IntAgree)Act Schedule 31 Republic of India

Policy reference: SS Guide 7.1.1 Portability legislation

Last reviewed: 4 January 2016