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4.1.2.20 Special PPL claimants for PLP

Special PPL claims

A person who meets the requirements to be a special PPL claimant (1.1.S.60) may make an effective special PPL claim (1.1.S.55) for PLP.

A special PPL claimant may be:

  • the partner of a person who satisfies the circumstances prescribed by the PPL Rules as being exceptional circumstances in which a PPL claim for PLP can be made, or
  • a person who satisfies the circumstances prescribed by the PPL Rules as being exceptional circumstances in which a special PPL claim can be made.

Act reference: PPLAct section 53 Types of claims, section 54 Who can make a PPL claim or special PPL claim

PPL Rules section 28 Exceptional circumstances for special PPL claims

Policy reference: PPL Guide 2.7 Who is a special PPL claimant for PLP?

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