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5.2 Payment of DAPP


This chapter concerns how and when DAPP will be paid to a person. DAPP will be paid directly from Centrelink to a claimant as soon as possible after the later of when the person's claim is finalised and the person's nominated start date for their DAPP period.

The amount of DAPP paid to a person is the total of the daily NMW amount ( for each week day in the person's DAPP period (2.3.8). The maximum DAPP is a 14 calendar day period. A person can choose to claim a shorter period.

Act reference: PPLAct section 115EC Amount of DAPP

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