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1.1.P.375 Prescribed student child


This definition applies to all payments.

A prescribed student child is a person who is:

  • between the ages of 16 and 22, and
  • qualified to receive payments under a prescribed educational scheme (1.1.P.370).

Act reference: SSAct section 5(11) Prescribed student child

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