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8.1 Application of PPLAct in particular circumstances


This chapter details how the PPLAct applies to:

  • an adopted child
  • PLP claims made in exceptional circumstances
  • a child who is stillborn or dies
  • Commonwealth employment
  • persons who are not employees and employers, and
  • persons issued with a security notice.

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