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4.1 Deprivation of income & assets
This chapter contains the general provisions covering deprivation of income (1.1.I.40) and assets (1.1.A.290). It explains key principles and covers particular circumstances of deprivation.
Note: For deprivation provisions relating to ATE income streams paid from SMSFs or SAFs refer to 220.127.116.11.
Policy reference: SS Guide 4.2.5 CP income & assets tests, 4.2.3 Pensions & benefits assets tests, 18.104.22.168 Deprivation Assessment for Lifetime or Life Expectancy ATE Income Streams Paid from SMSFs or SAFs
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