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Exempt payments

Article 17 of the Agreement allows for Portuguese non-contributory benefits and any non-contributory supplement paid by Portugal to bring the Portuguese benefit rate up to a guaranteed minimum level to be exempt from the income test for persons resident in Portugal.

Act reference: SS(IntAgree)Act Schedule 9 Portugal

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