11.7.7.10 Review of decision that a person is unable to enter into a VIM agreement

Review of decision that a person is unable to enter into a VIM agreement

A person may request a review of the decision to not enter into an agreement with the person under SS(Admin)Act section 123UM.

Under section 123UM, the following could be reviewed:

  • whether the person is an eligible recipient of a category H welfare payment
  • if the person has a payment nominee, whether that nominee is an excluded Part 3B payment nominee
  • whether the person's usual place of residence is within a declared VIM area
  • whether the person is subject to any of the compulsory income management measures
  • whether it is feasible to deliver income management services to the person in accordance with SS(Admin)Act Part 3B Division 6
  • if the person is a payment nominee for another person, whether the other person has given their consent, or has withdrawn their consent, to the agreement.

Act reference: SS(Admin)Act section 123UM Voluntary income management agreement, Part 3B Division 6 Debits from income management accounts

Last reviewed: 11 May 2020