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SOCIAL SECURITY ACT 1991 - SECT 19

Mobility allowance definitions

                   In this Act, unless the contrary intention appears:

"gainful employment" means:

                     (a)  paid employment (including sheltered employment); and

                     (b)  self-employment that is intended to result in financial gain.

"handicapped person" means a person who:

                     (a)  has a physical or mental disability; and

                     (b)  has turned 16.

"sheltered employment" means paid employment in respect of which a determination under section 32 or 33 is in force.

"vocational training" includes training for a profession or occupation and, where used in Part 2.21 (Mobility allowance), also includes training known as independent living skills or life skills training.



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