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5.12 MRCA - Person who has discharged – quick reference table

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16 August 2017

Service giving rise to condition

Normal Earnings (NE)

Normal Weekly Hours (NWH)

Permanent Forces

Full-time ADF pay & allowances + Remuneration Amount

S141 (last service was as PF member) or S164 (last service was as PT Reservist and last FT service was as a PF member. Note that if the last FT service was CFTS section 168 or section 170-172 applies as below)

37.5

CFTS

Full-time ADF pay & allowances + Remuneration Amount

S144 (last service was as CFTS) or S168 (last service was as PT Reservist and last FT service was as a CFTS member.  Note that if last FT service was a PF member section 164 applies as above)

Or

Pre-CFTS civilian pay & allowances*

S147-148 (last service was as CFTS) or S170-172 (last service was as PT Reservist and last FT service was as a CFTS member)

+ Reserve pay & allowances**

S149 (last service was as CFTS) or S173 (last service was as PT Reservist and last FT service was as a CFTS member)

37.5

Or

Pre-CFTS civilian hours *

+

Reserve hours**

Part-time Reserve

Engaged in civilian work prior to discharge:

Reserve pay & allowances**

S154-155

+ civilian pay and allowances* (S156-157)

Not engaged in civilian work:

Reserve daily rate x 7

& allowances** S161

Reserve hours**

+

Civilian hours*

Or

37.5

*  Civilian pay & allowances (and normal weekly hours) are based on a 2-week example period during which the person was continuously employed prior to beginning a period of CFTS and prior to discharge.

**  Reserve pay & allowances (and normal weekly hours) are based on a 1-year example period prior to beginning a period of CFTS and prior to discharge.

Delegates have the discretion to determine a different example period as is considered reasonable.

5.12.1 Normal Weekly Hours (NWH)

Normal Weekly Hours (NWH) is defined in the table at Section 132(2). NWH are necessary for calculations after the Maximum Rate Weeks (i.e. 45 weeks). For part-time Reservists NWH are defined in section 158.