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1.1.P.40 Parental income test (YA)
For the purposes of YA, the parental income test is a test which applies to all dependent YA recipients, UNLESS a parent of the young person:
is receiving (1.1.R.55) a pension, benefit or allowance
is receiving a payment under the Farm Household Support Act 2014, OR
Policy reference: SS Guide 1.1.P.45 Parental means test (YA), 1.1.R.55 Receiving
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