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1.1.D.65 Dependant (HCC)

Definition

For the purposes of an automatic issue HCC (except the FTB Part A HCC), a dependant is:

of the cardholder.

For the purposes of an FTB Part A HCC or a LIC, a dependant is:

  • the partner, or
  • a dependent child, or
  • a regular care child,

of the cardholder.

Act reference: SSAct section 6A Concession card definitions, section 1061ZK Qualification: general rules

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