1.1.P.50 Payability

Payability for PLP

To be payable for PLP in relation to a PPL period for a child, a primary claimant must:

  • have made an effective claim for PLP
  • be eligible from the DOB to the end of the PPL period
  • verify the child's birth, and
  • verify the child was born after 1 January 2011.

To be payable for PLP on one or more flexible PPL days, a primary claimant must:

  • have made an effective claim for PLP
  • be eligible on each day
  • verify the child's birth, and
  • verify the child was born on or after 1 July 2020.

PLP is not payable:

  • for more than one child in a multiple birth, or
  • in relation to the maximum PPL period for a child, if a person's partner or former partner has already been paid PLP for that period.

Payability for DAPP

To be payable for DAPP a person must:

  • have made an effective claim for DAPP
  • be eligible for DAPP for each day in the DAPP period (2.3.8)
  • verify the child's birth, and
  • verify the child was born after 1 January 2013.

DAPP is not payable:

  • for more than one child in a multiple birth, or
  • if a person's partner or former partner has already been paid DAPP.

Act reference: PPLAct Part 2-2 Determinations about whether PLP is payable to a person, Part 3A-2 Determinations about whether DAPP is payable to a person, section 6 The Dictionary, section 20 Multiple births (PLP), section 21 PLP is already payable to the person etc., section 115BE Multiple births (DAPP), section 115BF DAPP is already payable to the person etc.

Policy reference: PPL Guide  4.1.1 Effective claims for PLP (PPL period), 4.1.11 Effective claims for PLP (flexible PPL), 6.2 Initial eligibility & payability determinations for PLP, 6.3 Initial eligibility & payability determinations for DAPP

Last reviewed: 21 September 2020