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6.1 Offsetting Earnings-Related Payment and Incapacity Payment

A person can receive an earnings related payment under the VEA and incapacity payments under the DRCA for the same incapacity, with the VEA offsetting provisions applied to the Disability Compensation Payment.  The method for calculating the offset amount is identical to that applied to General Rate pensions, except for where Section 25A applies, the but for rule method.




Veterans' Entitlements Act 1986.

Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988