International pension agreements allow residents who move from or to Australia from one of the participating countries to qualify for a pension in the destination country without meeting the normal residential requirements. International agreements are in the Social Money or property promised to be handed over as a guarantee for repayment of a loan, or as a guarantee that a defendant will meet their bail conditions. (International Agreements) A written law made by parliament. Also called an ‘Act of parliament’, ‘statute’ or legislation. 1999 (Cth).
Formal agreements exist between Australia and Austria, Belgium, Canada, Chile, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Greece/Hellenic Republic, Hungary, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Korea, Latvia, Malta, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Republic of Macedonia, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland and the USA.
The agreement with the United Kingdom ended on 1 March 2001. For information on claiming UK Pensions, paying Done by your own free will. See also community treatment order (CTO). contributions or other matters relating to UK social security, visit the website of HM Revenue and Customs or Department for Work and Pensions or The Pensions Formal delivery of legal documents to a person to tell them there are court proceedings against them which they must defend, or to make sure a witness in a case knows when they have to go to court to give evidence..
The agreement with New Zealand has been amended, with changes taking effect on 1 July 2017.
These agreements do not apply to all social security payments.
This is a complex area and any specific queries should be taken to a community legal centre, Victoria Legal Aid or a A legal practitioner (lawyer) who sees clients and opens files to deal with their legal matters but usually does not appear in court. See also barrister.. See Chapter 2.4: Legal services that can help, for a listing of community legal centres.