Social Welfare and Pensions Act 2007


Disqualifications from injury benefit or disablement benefit — amendment.

11.— Section 91(1) of the Principal Act is amended—

(a) by substituting the following for paragraph (d):

“(d) to comply with such requirements as may be specified by the regulations, including but not necessarily limited to:

(i) complying with instructions relating to his or her incapacity issued by a registered medical practitioner;

(ii) refraining from behaviour likely to hinder his or her recovery;

(iii) being available to meet with an officer of the Minister regarding his or her claim for injury benefit or disablement benefit.”,


(b) by inserting the following after subsection (1):

“(1A) A person shall not be disqualified for receipt of injury benefit or disablement benefit while engaging in such class or classes of employment or training and subject to such circumstances and conditions as may be prescribed.”.