Amnesty for ineligible CARE for Fiji applicants extended

The amnesty period for ineligible applicants for programs under the CARE for Fiji assistance has been reopened. Picture: FT FILE

THE amnesty period for ineligible applicants for programs under the CARE for Fiji assistance has been reopened.
In a statement, Government confirmed the amnesty period has been extended to June 15.
“Abuse of CARE for Fiji Programs can include, but is not limited to, misrepresentation on application forms, members of the same household attempting to separately register for the same assistance program, the re-selling of assistance materials, or the spending of electronic cards at unauthorised vendors,” the statement said.
“The amnesty period will continue to apply for all ineligible recipients under Farms-CARE, Homes-CARE, eTransport-CARE, Leaseholders-CARE and Sugarcane-CARE.”
During this amnesty period, electronic cards that have already been spent by an ineligible recipient must also be repaid in full.

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