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MOTOR ACCIDENT INJURIES ACT 2017 - SECT 3.13

Termination of weekly payments on retiring age

3.13 Termination of weekly payments on retiring age

(1) If the motor accident that causes a person's injury happens before the person reaches the retiring age, a weekly payment of statutory benefits is not to be made under this Division in respect of any resulting period of loss of earnings or earning capacity occurring after the first anniversary of the date on which the person reaches the retiring age.
(2) If the motor accident that causes a person's injury happens on or after the person reaches the retiring age, a weekly payment of statutory benefits is not to be made under this Division in respect of any resulting period of loss of earnings or earning capacity occurring more than 12 months after the motor accident occurs.
(3) In this section:

"retiring age" means the age at which a person would, subject to satisfying any other qualifying requirements, be eligible to receive an age pension under the Social Security Act 1991 of the Commonwealth.



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