Debt and return pursuit: Child Benefit overpayments: enforcement: insolvency
If a customer advises that they have been declared bankrupt, action will depend on the circumstances of the overpayment.
Official error/ overprovision of benefit
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- the date of bankruptcy
- the court where bankruptcy was declared
- the bankruptcy reference number.
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Check the date of the overpayment.
- If the overpayment decision was made after the date of bankruptcy, continue normal recovery action as per Insolvency Manual (INS2404).
- If the overpayment decision was made prior to the date of bankruptcy, refer case to the DMUW Enforcement Officer.