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11.5.1 Injured under 71/30 Acts, but incapacitated during currency of SRCA

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Where the client was injured under either of the 1971 or 1930 Acts but as a result, a period of incapacity occurred after 1 December 1988:

  • compensation is only payable if it would also have been payable under the Act current at the date of injury
  • however the amount of compensation payable is to be calculated in accordance with the provisions of the SRCA, i.e. the Act in place at the time of the onset of incapacity, (Note: Not that Act current merely at the time of the original injury).