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1.1.I.60 Income maintenance period (IMP) (JSP, YA, Austudy, PP, DSP)


For the purposes of JSP, YA, Austudy, PP and DSP, the IMP is the period of time in which people who have received redundancy or leave payments have these amounts treated as income.

Act reference: SSAct section 23(1)-'income maintenance period'

Policy reference: SS Guide Waiting, preclusion & exclusion periods for JSP, Waiting, preclusion & exclusion periods for YA, Payability of Austudy, 4.3.4 Income maintenance period

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