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Any PPL funding amount received by an employer, for an employee to whom an instalment of PLP is payable, that is not provided to that employee or in relation to that employee, or from which unauthorised deductions are withheld, is a debt due to the employee by the employer. It is recoverable by the employee in a court of competent jurisdiction.

Act reference: PPLAct section 172 PPL funding amount debts—debts owing by employers to employees

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