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Dates of effect for determinations resulting from AAT reviews

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Grant, variation suspension or cancellation as a result of an AAT review

The following table outlines the dates of effect for grants, variations, suspensions or cancellations determined as a result of a review by the AAT.     

If

and

then the date of effect

will be

the AAT reviews a VRB decision resulting in a grant or increase in pension or Attendant Allowance

the application was made within 3 months after service on the applicant of a document setting out the VRB decision

a date no earlier than the date the VRB could have granted or increased the pension or Allowance.    

the application was made at any other time

  • if the review relates to a claim for pension or allowance, not more than 6 months before the date on which the application was made, or
  • if the review relates to an increase in pension or allowance, from the date on which the application was made.      

the AAT reviews a Commission decision with respect to:

  • Clothing Allowance,
  • Decoration Allowance,
  • Victoria Cross Allowance, or
  • Recreation Transport Allowance

with the result of granting or increasing the allowance    

the application was made within 3 months of after service on the applicant of a document setting out the decision

a date not earlier than the earliest date from which the Commission could have made or increased the payment.    

the application is made at any other time

the day on which the application was made.    


Administrative Appeals Tribunal.

 

 

Administrative Appeals Tribunal.

 

 

The Veterans' Review Board is an independent statutory authority that has the power to review decisions made by the Repatriation Commision for the disability pension, war widow's/widower's pension, orphan's pension and attendant allowance.