Deductions from awards | CPAG
Date: 
13 May 2019

The following are deducted from the amount of a funeral support payment:

  • the deceased's assets available without confirmation having been granted, or without probate or letters of administration;
  • a pre-paid funeral plan, insurance policy, occupational pension scheme, burial club or similar arrangement;
  • a funeral grant paid by the government to someone who was getting a war disablement pension.

Note: no deduction is made if the person who dies was under 18.

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