7.2 Transport of the Body from an Overseas Place of Death. | Military Compensation SRCA Manuals and Resources Library, Death Handbook, Ch 7 Other Death Benefits

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7.2 Transport of the Body from an Overseas Place of Death.

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There is no specific provision within the SRCA or either of its predecessors, in relation to the costs of return of a body from an overseas place of death for burial. However in certain circumstances the S16 provisions relating to the transport of an employee's body to a hospital, morgue, undertaker etc. can be held to apply to the costs of transport to a morgue etc in Australia. This matter is dealt with in more detail at 1.7 of this chapter of the Handbook.