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1.1.W.20 Week day

Definition

For the purposes of the PPL scheme, a week day means a day that is not a Saturday or Sunday. A PPL or DAPP period is payable for a day that is a Monday to Friday but is not payable for a Saturday or a Sunday. A flexible PPL day is payable on any day, including weekdays and weekends.

Act reference: PPLAct section 6 The Dictionary, section 65 The amount of an instalment, section 11D Flexible PPL day and flexible PPL period

Policy reference: PPL Guide 4.3.1.20 Amount of instalment of PLP, 1.1.D.10 Daily national minimum wage amount, 2.2.1.30 Flexible PPL

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