10.6.8.10 Rate Calculation - Background - Agreement with Spain

Basis for calculation process

Article 10 - Calculation of Australian Benefits - 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 5 Spain

Last reviewed: 9 November 2015