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1.1.S.242 Special disability trust


This definition applies to all payments.


A special disability trust is a trust that has been established solely in order to provide for the current and future care and accommodation needs of the beneficiary who is a person with a severe disability.

Act reference: SSAct section 1209L What is a special disability trust?

Policy reference: SS Guide 4.14 Means test concessions for special disability trusts

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