18.104.22.168 Payment Continuation during Review
This topic explains provisions for the continuation of payments during a rate reduction review.
Continuation of payment
The Secretary can continue payment, pending the outcome of a review, IF:
- an income support recipient applies for a review of an adverse determination to reduce their payment rate because there were, or are being, paid more than the rate payable under the Act, AND
- the adverse determination depends on a discretion or opinion, OR
- would result in the application of a compliance penalty period.
Act reference: SS(Admin)Act section 131 Secretary may continue payment pending outcome of application for review, section 132 Guidelines for exercise of Secretary's power to continue payment
Date of effect of adverse determination
For information regarding the date of effect of an adverse determination see 22.214.171.124.