The Guides to Social Policy Law is a collection of publications designed to assist decision makers administering social policy law. TheĀ information contained in this publication is intended only as a guide to relevant legislation/policy. The information is accurate as at the date listed at the bottom of the page, but may be subject to change. To discuss individual circumstances please contact Services Australia. Widowed Persons - Agreement with Austria

Widowed person

Article 11, paragraph 5, provides that if a 'widowed person' does not have enough periods of Austrian insurance to establish entitlement to an Australian benefit for a widowed person, he or she may use any of the late partner's insurance periods, unless those periods overlap with his or her own periods of insurance.

Act reference: SS(IntAgree)Act Schedule 10 Austria

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