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Assessment prior to 1 October 1997


The homeownership status of pensioners who entered a nursing home or hostel prior to 1 October 1997, was assessed according to the pre 1 October 1997 rules.    More

As hostel residents were assessed under the nursing home rules (home exempt for 2 years) or the hostel (entry contribution) rules depending on which is more beneficial, their homeownership status was assessed as per the rules applied.