Australia Italy Social Security Agreement

If a person, apart from the fact that they are physically resident and resident in Australia, is entitled to an Australian benefit under the Australian Social Security Act or under this agreement, but on the day they are entitled to that benefit, follow the instructions in the Entitlements section. (a) the amount of the theoretical benefit to which the person concerned would be entitled shall be fixed as if the duration of the contributions charged in Italy and the duration of the Australian stay during working life were cumulated, in accordance with Article 7 (1) (d), and until the date from which the benefit is to be paid; that person had accumulated under Italian social security legislation; and if, under this Agreement or otherwise, a person receives or is entitled to a benefit under Italian legislation and that benefit includes Italian integration, an Italian social allowance and/or a family allowance for dependent pensioners, any increases paid to that person and/or his partner under Australian social security legislation shall not be taken into account as income for the purposes of setting the rate. this Italian integration, the Italian social allowance and/or the family benefit. If a benefit is paid by a Party under this Agreement or in respect of a person, in addition to that benefit or a person entitled to such increase or additional amount under the social security law of that Party. If you have Social Security credits in the United States and Italy, you may be entitled to benefits from one or two countries. If you meet all the essential requirements of a country`s system, you regularly get an advantage from that country. If you don`t meet the essential requirements, the agreement can help you qualify for a performance, as explained below. 3. The calculation of a rate for a person referred to in paragraph 1 shall take into account only the salary of that person who was subject to contributions under Italian social security legislation.

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