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. Information Which Can Be Exchanged - Agreement with Japan

Information which can be exchanged

Article 23 of the Agreement provides that the competent authorities and competent institutions, in accordance with their own national statutes and regulations, will exchange any information necessary for the implementation of the Agreement.

Japan will supply information on the annual amount of Japanese benefit paid to a mutual pensioner only after they have received consent from the person concerned. This applies to people being paid Japanese benefit with or without the assistance of the Agreement.

Act reference: SS(IntAgree)Act Schedule 23 Japan

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