Product Grants and Benefits Administration Act 2000



This section sets out the pre-claim record-keeping requirements that apply to you in relation to a grant or benefit in respect of a particular claim period.

You must:

(a) keep records that enable you to substantiate your claim for the grant or benefit; and

(b) retain those records until you make the claim.

Note: Section 27 provides that you must continue to retain those records for 5 years after you make the claim.

The records must be:

(a) in English; or

(b) readily accessible, and easily convertible into English.

You are taken to have met the requirement set out in paragraph (2)(a) if you keep records of a kind, and in a manner, specified in a written determination made by the Commissioner.

Note: Sections 8L , 8Q and 8T of the Taxation Administration Act 1953 deal with keeping records incorrectly.


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