7.3.1 Situations where a debt may arise
The main debts recoverable by the Commonwealth under the PPLAct are:
- overpayments or mistaken payments of instalments of PLP or DAPP,
- PPL funding amounts for a person, which are not paid by the employer to that person as their PLP, or
- PLP, DAPP or PPL funding amounts paid to the wrong person.
Other debts may arise such as an interest charge on a debt or through non-compliance with garnishee notices.
Act reference: PPLAct Part 4-3 Division 2 Main debts recoverable under this Act, section 176 Other rules for interest charge, section 179 Exemption from interest charge-Secretary's determination, section 186 Garnishee notices-debt for failure to comply with notice