The Guides to Social Policy Law is a collection of publications designed to assist decision makers administering social policy law. The 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. Exempt Payments - Agreement with Denmark

Exempt payments

Article 8 of the Agreement with Denmark provides that the following Danish benefits be exempt from the income test applied to Australian benefits:

  • any personal allowance paid to a person residing in Denmark under the Social Pensions Act of Denmark, and
  • any other payments of a similar nature as mutually determined by both parties (nil to date).

Act reference: SS(IntAgree)Act Schedule 12 Denmark

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