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1.1.A.10 Accommodated independent person (YA)


For the purposes of YA, an accommodated independent person is an independent person living in the parental home (1.1.P.20) who:

  • is NOT and NEVER has been a member of a YA couple, AND
  • does NOT have and NEVER had a natural, adoptive or relationship child.

Act reference: SSAct section 1067A When a person is regarded as independent, section 1067B Accommodated independent person

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