Allowees can elect to have the CPS paid each fortnight or as a lump sum payment every 12 weeks. Pensioners will receive the CPS each fortnight, as there is no provision that allows accumulation of pension instalments.
Act reference: SSAct section 1188B CDEP Scheme participants, section 1188D Entitlement to Supplement: people receiving pension-type payments on or after 20 March 1999, section 1188F Entitlement to Supplement on or after 20 March 2000: people not covered by section 1188D
Policy reference: SS Guide 3.8.10 CDEP CPS - Qualification & Payability
Last reviewed: 11 November 2013