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 Canada

Third country portability

Article 13 of the Agreement provides that benefits paid under the Agreement may be paid to people who travel to a third country if those benefits are payable in third countries under domestic legislation.

Article 13 also provides that if time limitations apply to people who leave Australia, then those same time limitations apply to people who leave Canada.

See 7.1 for information on portability of benefits paid to people under the Agreement who leave Canada or Australia, temporarily or permanently, and travel to a third country.

Act reference: SS(IntAgree)Act Schedule 4 Canada

Policy reference: SS Guide 7.1 Conditions for payment outside Australia

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