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8.1.5 Claims from recipients with possible entitlement to a CFP


From 20 September 2000 the requirement to claim CFP was extended to non-agreement countries. If a delegate is satisfied that the recipient or the recipient's partner may be entitled to a CFP from any foreign country the recipient or the recipient's partner is now required to take action to obtain the payment.

Details of these provisions are included in Part 7 of the SS Guide.

Act reference: SS(Admin)Act section 66 Notice to obtain foreign payment, section 40 Rejection of claim for failure to obtain foreign payment

Policy reference: SS Guide 7.3 Comparable foreign payments

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