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. Former Residents - Agreement with Norway

Former residents

SSAct section 1220(1) provides that former residents who return to Australia, are granted a pension then subsequently leave within 24 months, will no longer be entitled to that pension.

Autonomous pensioners can transfer to a benefit under this Agreement in order to maintain qualification and portability, if they travel to Norway.

Act reference: SS(IntAgree)Act Schedule 19 Norway

SSAct section 1220(1) No portability where claim based on short residence

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