188.8.131.52 Waiver of debts arising from offence
Centrelink must waive the right to recover so much of a debt that arises from an offence if:
- the debtor is convicted of the offence, and
- the court indicated in sentencing the debtor that it imposed a longer custodial sentence on the debtor because he or she was unable or unwilling to pay the debt.
Act reference: PPLAct section 196 Waiver of debts-arising from offence