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1.1.P.80 Payment nominee


A payment nominee is a person appointed by Centrelink as payment nominee to receive payments of instalments of PLP on behalf of a person to whom PLP is payable. A payment nominee is appointed by Centrelink with the consent of the person to be appointed and after taking into consideration any wishes of the principal.

Act reference: PPLAct section 6 The Dictionary, section 280 Appointment of payment nominee

Policy reference: PPL Guide 8.2.1 Payment nominees

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