The recovery of a debt may be waived only under the specific circumstances that are covered in topics in this section.
A debt waiver takes effect on the day:
Act reference: FA(Admin)Act section 96 Power to waive Commonwealth's right to recover debt
When a decision has been made to waive a debt or part of a debt, no further recovery action on the waived amount can be taken.
If Centrelink's intention is to defer the recovery of a debt, the debt must be
Policy reference: FA Guide 7.3.1 Writing-off a Debt
This section covers the following topics:
Last reviewed: 12 August 2013