Social Security Act 1964

  • not the latest version
  • This version was replaced on 8 February 2017 to make corrections to sections 3(1), 11, 11A(4), 61CF(2)(e), 61EA(2), 71A(4), 72(b), 74(1)(d), 86(2), 104A, 120(3), and Schedules 4, 18, 27, and 28 under section 25(1)(f), (i), (j)(ii), (iii), (iv), and (k) of the Legislation Act 2012.
66A Special exemption for severe disablement

For the purposes of computing any benefit payable, the chief executive may in the chief executive’s discretion, as an incentive to personal effort, disregard all or part of the income of any severely disabled person derived from such effort.

Section 66A: inserted, on 20 October 1972, by section 22 of the Social Security Amendment Act 1972 (1972 No 133).

Section 66A: amended, on 1 October 1998, by section 11 of the Employment Services and Income Support (Integrated Administration) Act 1998 (1998 No 96).

Section 66A: amended, on 1 April 1994, by section 5 of the Social Welfare (Transitional Provisions) Amendment Act (No 2) 1993 (1993 No 149).

Section 66A: amended, on 23 June 1987, by section 2(3)(d) of the Social Security Amendment Act 1987 (1987 No 106).