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11.5.2 Injured under 71/30 Acts, and incapacitated before SRCA commenced


Where the client was injured under either of the 1971 or 1930 Acts and is only now claiming a period of incapacity that occurred prior to 1 December 1988:

  • compensation is only payable if it would also have been payable under the Act current at the date of injury
  • furthermore the amount of compensation payable is to be calculated in accordance with the provisions of the old Act, i.e. that which was in place during the incapacity