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31.2.5 NWE Summary by category of client - Full-time member (still serving)
1.NWE is (military salary for rank/pay-level) + (allowances rec'd), all at injury.
2.Using DocTracker, request information on the client's rank/pay group and nature/amount of any allowances payable (see 31.8) via the DVA Single Access Mechanism (SAM).
3.This request should confirm the duration of any disability allowances i.e. 'but for' the injury:
–note this does not apply to skill and qualification allowances.
4.Adjust NWE at point in time where the disability allowance would have ceased:
–i.e. when it would have ceased anyway, had the injury not happened.
5.Adjust NWE by applying new Military pay rates directly to current rank/pay group.
6.NWE is updated to the new rank/pay group with clients post injury promotions:
–but of course AE then rises also and will equal or exceed the lost pay levels.