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. People who Travel to a Third Country - Agreement with Japan

Third country portability

The Agreement provides for payment of Age to people who are residing in Australia or Japan. Article 5 of the Agreement allows Agreement pensioners who leave Australia or Japan to live in a third country (and are no longer considered a resident of Australia or Japan) to continue to be paid as long as Australian domestic legislation would otherwise allow it.

Act reference: SS(IntAgree)Act Schedule 23 Japan

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