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2.3.1 What is to be investigated?


Delegates need to be satisfied that:

1.the claimant has submitted a valid claim for compensation under the Act

2.the claimant is an 'employee' as defined by the Act(s)

3.has suffered an injury, disease, or aggravation during service of a type which is covered by the Act, and

4.the claimed injury 'arose out of or in the course of' (i.e. was caused by) this employment, or

5.the military employment contributed to any claimed disease to the extent prescribed by the Act(s)

6.the claimant has not recovered the financial loss caused by the injury by legal action or acceptance of a settlement under another Act.