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1.1.P.127 Payment nominee


This definition applies to all payments.


A payment nominee is a person (including a body corporate), other than the social security recipient, to whom the whole or part of the recipient's payment can be made under the direction of the Secretary.

Act reference: SS(Admin)Act section 123A Definitions

Policy reference: SS Guide 8.5.1 Payment nominee

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