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3.1.6 General payability provisions


This section explains the range of issues that can affect the payability of a social security payment.

It is intended to provide a guide to the range of issues, but NOT to provide detailed explanation of these issues. The detailed explanations appear in other sections of this chapter.

Act reference: SSAct section 23(1)-'social security payment'

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