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1.1.T.147 Transitional applicant (DSP)


For the purpose of DSP, a transitional applicant has the meaning given under the SSAct.

Transitional DSP applicant means a person:

  • who made a claim for DSP on or after 11 May 2005 and before 1 July 2006
  • to whom, on or after 1 July 2006, a notice under SS(Admin)Act section 63(2) or section 63(4) was given, and
  • who is required under the notice to undertake a specified activity for the purpose of reviewing his or her capacity to perform work.

Act reference: SSAct section 23(1)-'transitional DSP applicant'

SS(Admin)Act section 63(2) Requirement to attend Department etc., section 63(4) If the Secretary is of the opinion ā€¦

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