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2018 No. MRCC57 Determinations/Other as made
This instrument determines a class of persons who will be eligible (subject to further selection by the Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Commission) for early access to rehabilitation services.
Administered by: Veterans' Affairs
Made 05 Apr 2018
Registered 06 Apr 2018
Tabled HR 08 May 2018
Tabled Senate 08 May 2018

 

 

 

 

Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Commission

 

 

Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation (Defence-related Claims) (Accelerated Access to Rehabilitation) Determination 2018

 

Instrument 2018 No. MRCC57

 

 

 

 

The Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Commission, under subsections 36(1B) and 37(1B) of the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation (Defence-related Claims) Act 1988, makes the following instrument.

 

Dated this        5th               day of         April                     2018

 

 

The Seal of the                                                                    )

Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Commission    )  SEAL

was affixed hereto in the                                                     )

presence of:                                                                         )

 

 

 

 

    Simon Lewis                                         C Orme                                                        M A Kelly

   SIMON LEWIS                                         CRAIG ORME                                  MAJOR GENERAL MARK KELLY

                                                                         DSC AM CSC                                                        AO DSC

       CHAIR                                                        MEMBER                                                       MEMBER

 

 

 

 

              B S Wolski                                                                                              Jennifer Taylor

REAR ADMIRAL BRETT WOLSKI                                                                          JENNIFER TAYLOR                

                            AM                                                                                                                       

                       MEMBER                                                                                                        MEMBER                                                

 

 

 

 

1 Name

 

This instrument is the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation (Defence-related Claims) (Accelerated Access to Rehabilitation) Determination 2018.

 

 

2 Commencement

 

This instrument commences, or is taken to have commenced, on 1 May 2018.

 

 

3 Authority

 

This instrument is made under subsections 36(1B) and 37(1B) of the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation (Defence-related Claims) Act 1988.

 

 

4 Purpose

 

The purpose of this instrument is to determine a class of persons who will be eligible (subject to further selection by the Commission) for early access to rehabilitation services during the period after the person has made a claim for compensation for an injury under Part V of the Act and before that claim has been determined.

 

Note: The Commission is empowered, under paragraph 36(1A)(d) of the Act to determine in writing that section 36 of the Act (Assessment of capability of undertaking rehabilitation program) applies to a person who falls within the class determined by this instrument, and, under paragraph 37(1A)(d) of the Act, to determine in writing that section 37 of the Act (Provision of rehabilitation programs) applies to a person who falls within the class determined by this instrument. 

 

 

5 Definitions

 

In this instrument:

 

Act means the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation (Defence-related Claims) Act 1988.

 

Commission means the Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Commission.

 

rehabilitation services means a rehabilitation program as defined in section 4 of the Act, or an assessment of a person’s capability to undertake a rehabilitation program as described in section 36 of the Act.

 

veteran payment means a veteran payment made under an instrument made under section 45SB of the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986.

 

Note: The following terms used in this instrument are defined in the Act:

rehabilitation program – see section 4.

 

 

6 Determined class of persons – veteran payment recipients

 

For the purposes of paragraph 36(1A)(c) and paragraph 37(1A)(c) of the Act, the following class of persons is determined:

 

A person who:

 

(a)    has made a claim under section 54 of the Act; and

 

(b)   is receiving a veteran payment.