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Lump Sum; Interest Payable:

6.1 Determination, Payment & Interest Payable

Where there is an amount of permanent impairment (PI) compensation assessed and determined payable to a client under section 24 or 25, the Commission is required to pay this amount within 30 days. There is no statutory timeframe attached to a s45 action for damages election, however given that there is a statutory timeframe associated with the payment of PI every effort should be made to meet this timeframe once an election form has been returned to DVA electing to take the PI compensation.  Where no response has been received in relation to a s45 choice (i.e.