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1.1.C.260 Compensation preclusion period (PBS)


For the purposes of PBS, a compensation preclusion period is a period during which a person's membership becomes non-accruing.

The compensation preclusion period applies when a person receives:

  • regular payments of compensation, or
  • a compensation lump sum that would preclude Age if the person lodged a claim.

Act reference: SSAct section 93V Compensation preclusion period, section 92P Non-accruing membership-preclusion periods

Policy reference: SS Guide Non-accruing membership of PBS

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