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SOCIAL SECURITY ACT 1991 - SECT 542B

Failure to attend interview etc. may result in cessation of temporary incapacity exemption

General

             (1)  A person ceases to have a temporary incapacity exemption if:

                     (a)  the Secretary is of the opinion that the person should:

                              (i)  contact a particular officer of the Department; or

                             (ii)  attend an interview at a particular place; or

                            (iii)  complete a questionnaire; or

                            (iv)  attend a medical, psychiatric or psychological examination; and

                     (b)  the Secretary gives the person a written notice stating that the person is required, within a period stated in the notice, being a period of not less than 14 days, to:

                              (i)  contact the officer; or

                             (ii)  attend the interview; or

                            (iii)  complete the questionnaire; or

                            (iv)  attend the examination; or

                             (v)  if the person has undergone an examination--give the Secretary a report on the examination in the approved form; and

                     (c)  the Secretary is satisfied that it is reasonable for this section to apply to the person; and

                     (d)  the person does not comply with the requirement.

Contents of notice

             (2)  A notice under paragraph (1)(b) must inform the person to whom it is given of the effect of failure by the person to comply with the requirement set out in the notice.



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