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1.1.S.42 Saved compensation affected payment


An SCAP is a social security pension, benefit or allowance which was granted before that payment type became a CAP (1.1.C.250) under SSAct Part 3.14.

If a payment is an SCAP then the recipient, and in certain circumstances the recipient's partner, is not affected by SSAct Part 3.14.

Act reference: SSAct section 17 Compensation recovery definitions, Part 3.14 Compensation Recovery, section 23(1)-'social security payment'

Policy reference: SS Guide 1.1.C.250 Compensation affected payment, 4.13 Compensation, 6.4 Compensation Recovery

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