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VETERANS' ENTITLEMENTS ACT 1986 - SECT 45D

Restrictions on dual pensions

             (1)  Income support supplement is not payable to a person if the person is receiving:

                     (a)  an age service pension; or

                     (b)  an invalidity service pension; or

                     (c)  a social security benefit.

          (1A)  Income support supplement is not payable to a person if the person is already receiving an income support supplement.

             (2)  Income support supplement is not payable to a person if:

                     (a)  the person:

                              (i)  elected under subsection 45E(2); or

                             (ii)  is taken under subsection 45E(3) to have elected;

                            to continue to receive a social security pension; and

                     (b)  that pension has not ceased to be payable to the person under the Social Security Act .

             (3)  Income support supplement is not payable to a person if:

                     (a)  the person:

                              (i)  elected under subsection 45F(2) or 45G(2); or

                             (ii)  is taken under subsection 45F(3) or 45G(3) to have elected;

                            to receive a social security pension in the event that it was granted to him or her; and

                     (b)  that pension:

                              (i)  was granted to the person; and

                             (ii)  has not ceased to be payable to the person under the Social Security Act.



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