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. Payability of CA - recipient in gaol or in psychiatric confinement


CA is not payable to a person in respect of a day in which the person is:

  • in gaol, or
  • undergoing psychiatric confinement because the person has been charged with an offence.

Policy reference: SS Guide Payability during periods in gaol or psychiatric confinement

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