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10.29.7.30 Overpayments Resulting from Arrears of Slovak Benefits

Overpayments

SSAct section 1228A allows for a debt to be raised against individuals who have been overpaid a benefit by one party as a result of the grant of a benefit by the other party. Recovery of a debt can be by cash refund or by withholding from future entitlements.

Act reference: SS(IntAgree)Act Schedule 28 Slovak Republic

SSAct section 1228A Comparable foreign payment debt recovery

Policy reference: SS Guide 4.3.6.10 Income from overseas payments - general rules

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