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20.19.1 Summary of requirements for payment of voluntary dischargees


Therefore, for weekly incapacity payments to be made to a member who voluntarily discharged (or was discharged for administrative reasons).

Client must produce an adequate medical certificate of incapacity (see 20.5) and the delegate must be satisfied that:

  • incapacity originates with compensable condition, not another cause, and
  • is either due to a natural deterioration of the condition since discharge, or
  • an aggravation from activities within his/her medical restrictions, and
  • is not due to 're-injury' i.e. a further unrelated accident/incident since discharge.