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MOTOR ACCIDENT INJURIES ACT 2017 - SECT 3.21

Weekly statutory benefits to persons residing outside Australia

3.21 Weekly statutory benefits to persons residing outside Australia

(1) An injured person who resides outside Australia is not entitled to receive any weekly payment of statutory benefits in respect of any period during which the person resides outside Australia, except as provided by this section when the loss of earnings in respect of which statutory benefits are payable is likely to be of a permanent nature.
(2) An injured person residing outside Australia is entitled to receive on a quarterly basis the amount of the weekly payments accruing due during the preceding quarter if--
(a) the Dispute Resolution Service has determined that the injured person's loss of earnings is likely to be of a permanent nature, and
(b) the person establishes, in such manner and at such intervals as may be required by the Motor Accident Guidelines, the person's identity and the continuance of the loss of earnings in respect of which the weekly payment is payable.



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