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1.1.F.150 First available bereavement adjustment payday


This definition applies for the purposes of determining qualification for bereavement payments and calculating the LBP.

This definition is not applicable to a one-off bereavement payment for the death of a partner ( made under Part 2.11 Division 10 Subdivision AA (YA) or Part 2.12 Division 9 Subdivision AA (JSP) of the SSAct.


If a person dies, the first available bereavement adjustment payday is the first payday after the bereavement notification day (1.1.B.30) that payments can be terminated or adjusted in relation to the person's death.

Act reference: SSAct section 21(2)-'first available bereavement adjustment payday'

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