1.1.W.10 Waiver of a debt


For the purposes of the PPL scheme, Centrelink may waive the Commonwealth's right to recover the whole or part of a debt under certain circumstances. When a debt is waived it is extinguished and the Commonwealth cannot pursue recovery at a later time.

Act reference: PPLAct section 194 Waiver of debts-general

Policy reference: PPL Guide 7.3.6 Waiver of debts

Last reviewed: 4 January 2021