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    (1)     In this Subdivision—

"compensation order" means an order under section 85B(1);

"injury" means—

        (a)     actual physical bodily harm; or

        (b)     mental illness or disorder or an exacerbation of a mental illness or disorder, whether or not flowing from nervous shock; or

        (c)     pregnancy; or

        (d)     grief, distress or trauma or other significant adverse effect; or

        (e)     any combination of matters referred to in paragraphs (a), (b), (c) and (d) arising from an offence

but does not include injury arising from loss of or damage to property;

S. 85A(1) def. of medical expenses amended by No. 47/2016 s. 41(2)(a).

"medical expenses" includes dental, optometry, physiotherapy, psychology treatment, hospital and ambulance expenses.

S. 85A(1) def. of sexual offence repealed by No. 47/2016 s. 41(2)(b).

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    (2)     References in this Subdivision to the victim of an offence must be construed having regard to the definition of injury in subsection (1).

S. 85B
inserted by No. 54/2000 s. 21.

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