8.6.4.20 Automatic cancellations & variations

Automatic determinations

The following table summarises the automatic cancellation and suspension provisions in SS(Admin)Act Part 3 Division 8 that relate to social security payments and benefits. This does not apply to UA.

Automatic determination SS(Admin)Act reference
Automatic cancellation on transfer to new payment type (not PP) section 90
Automatic cancellation of PP (where recipient is a member of a couple) on transfer to new payment type section 91
Automatic cancellation where recipient complies with subsection 68(2) notice (event or change of circumstances) section 93
Automatic cancellation where recipient does NOT comply with subsection 68(2) notice (event or change of circumstances) section 94
Automatic cancellation where recipient fails to provide statement under subsection 68(2) notice (event or change of circumstances) section 95
Automatic cancellation of CP for non-compliance with section 70 notice section 95A
Automatic suspension or cancellation of CA section 95B
DSP may be suspended instead of automatically cancelled in certain circumstances. section 96 and section 97
Cancellation with subsequent deemed suspension of DSP instead of cancellation in some cases section 97A and section 97B
Automatic rate reduction where partner starting to receive pension or benefit section 98
Automatic rate reduction where recipient complies with subsection 68(2) notice (event or change of circumstances) section 99
Automatic rate reduction where recipient does NOT comply with subsection 68(2) notice (event or change of circumstances) section 100
Automatic rate reduction where receipt of pension by person receiving PP section 101
Automatic cancellation where concession cardholder complies with subsection 68(4) notice (event or change of circumstances) section 104 and section 106A
Automatic cancellation where concession cardholder does NOT comply with subsection 68(4) notice section 105 and section 106A
Automatic cancellation where concession cardholder ceases to qualify for card section 106B

Act reference: SS(Admin)Act section 68(2) The Secretary may give a person to whom this subsection applies a notice that requires the person to do any or all of the following…, Part 3 Division 8 Automatic cancellations and variations

Last reviewed: 12 August 2019