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. Equality of Treatment - Agreement with Switzerland

Equality of treatment

Article 4 of the Agreement ensures that Australian citizens and their family members and survivors receive equal treatment with Swiss nationals and their family members and survivors when applying for Swiss benefits. It also provides that all people (including former Australian residents) are treated equally by Australia in regard to rights and obligations under Australian legislation.

Act reference: SS(IntAgree)Act Schedule 20 Switzerland

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