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 intended only as a guide to social security payments. 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.

3.1.9 Compensation provisions

Introduction

This section explains how compensation can affect the payability of a social security payment.

Act reference: SSAct section 17 Compensation recovery definitions, section 23(1)-'social security payment', Part 3.14 Compensation recovery

Policy reference: SS Guide 4.13 Compensation, 6.4 Compensation Recovery

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