1.1.E.164 Exclusion period


This definition applies to all terms.


An exclusion period may be:

  • a waiting period, including a NARWP (1.1.N.70)
  • a non-payment period, including a compliance penalty period (
  • a compensation preclusion period
  • a period during which a person is in gaol
  • if the payment is YA (other) or JSP, a period during which the payment is not payable because the person fails to attend an interview or enter into a Job Plan
  • if the payment is a schooling requirement payment, a period during which the payment is suspended for non-compliance with an enrolment notice, attendance notice or compliance notice.

Act reference: SS(Admin)Act Schedule 2 clause 5 Effect of exclusion period

Policy reference: SS Guide 1.1.N.70 Newly arrived resident's waiting period (NARWP), 1.1.W.10 Waiting period, Unemployment non-payment periods, 1.1.C.260 Compensation preclusion period (PBS), 3.11.12 Initial connection to employment services (RapidConnect)

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