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1.1.D.60 Debt payment arrangement


Centrelink may, on behalf of the Commonwealth, enter into a debt payment arrangement with a person who owes a debt. The debt payment arrangement would specify the terms under which the person is to pay the debt, or the outstanding amount of the debt, by part payments.

Act reference: PPLAct section 190 Payment of debts by arrangement

Policy reference: PPL Guide 6.3 Debt recovery

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