4.13.1 Overview of Compensation

Introduction

This section contains information on the general effect of compensation on social security payments for compensation recipients and their partner, and entitlement to low income HCCs.

It also contains information on why some compensation payments affect social security income support where others do not.

Act reference: SSAct section 17(2)-'compensation', Part 3.14 Compensation recovery

Policy reference: SS Guide 3.1.9 Compensation Provisions, 4.13 Compensation, 6.4 Compensation Recovery

In this section

This section contains the following topics:
Last reviewed: 6 February 2017