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SOCIAL SECURITY ACT 1991 - SECT 1061ZZGA

What is an assurance of support?

                   In this Chapter:

"assurance of support" means an undertaking by a person under this Chapter that the person will pay the Commonwealth an amount equal to the amount of social security payments that are:

                     (a)  received in respect of a period by another person who:

                              (i)  is identified in the undertaking; and

                             (ii)  becomes the holder under the Migration Act 1958 of a visa granted in connection with the undertaking (whether or not the person continues to hold the visa throughout the period); and

                     (b)  specified in a determination in force under section 1061ZZGH when the payments are received.

Note:          An assurance of support may relate to social security payments received by 2 or more persons. See paragraph 23(b) of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901 .



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