1.1.S.60 Social security benefit
For the purposes of FA, this term has the same meaning as under the Social Security Act 1991 where it is defined to mean the following payments:
- newstart allowance,
- youth allowance,
- partner allowance,
- MAA (for people granted that allowance from 1 July 1996),
- austudy payment,
- widow allowance,
- parenting payment (partnered),
- sickness allowance,
- special benefit, and
- parenting allowance (other than non-benefit allowance).
Act reference: SSAct section 23(1)-'social security benefit'
Last reviewed: 6 April 2009