Social Security (Exempt Lump Sum) (Thalidomide Class Action Payment) Determination 2014
Social Security Act 1991
I, Ian Joyce, A/g Branch Manager, Seniors and Means Test Branch, as a delegate of the Secretary of the Department of Social Services, make this Determination under paragraph 8(11)(d) of the Social Security Act 1991.
Dated: 27 February 2014
A/g Branch Manager, Seniors and Means Test Branch
Department of Social Services
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1 Name of Determination
This Determination is the Social Security (Exempt Lump Sum) (Thalidomide Class Action Payment) Determination 2014.
This Determination commences on the day after it is registered on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments.
Thalidomide Class Action Payment means a lump sum payment made pursuant to the settlement of a class action by persons in Australia and New Zealand who suffered thalidomide-caused injuries that was approved by the Victorian Supreme Court on 7 February 2014.
4 Exempt lump sum
For paragraph 8(11)(d) of the Social Security Act 1991, a Thalidomide Class Action Payment is an exempt lump sum.