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Portability - background

Portability of autonomous payments is covered by domestic legislation 7.1.1.


Article 13 of the Agreement with Malta covers the portability of payments made under the Agreement.


Age payable by virtue of the Agreement is payable outside the territory of both Australia and Malta without restriction.


All other benefits are payable in third countries for the same period as domestic legislation, generally, this is for no more than 6 weeks.


More detailed information about portability is available in


Act reference: SS(IntAgree)Act Schedule 6 Malta


Last reviewed: 2 January 2013


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