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SOCIAL SECURITY ACT 1991 - SECT 1212

Meaning of terms used in this Part

                   In this Part:

"allegation authority " means:

                     (a)  the Greek Australian Workers' Welfare Association of NSW; or

                     (b)  the Commission of Enquiry established by Letters Patent of 9 February 1984 and 16 August 1984 to investigate matters known as the Greek conspiracy.

"Australian resident disability support pensioner " means a person who qualifies for disability support pension only because he or she is an Australian resident.

"claim " , in relation to a social security payment, includes a claim that is taken to have been made under a provision of the Social Security (Administration) Act 1999 .

"eligible medical treatment " , in relation to a person, means medical treatment of a kind that is not available to the person in Australia.

"entitled person " means:

                     (a)  a woman who has at any time been an Australian resident for a period of, or for periods totalling, at least 10 years; or

                     (b)  a woman in receipt of a widow B pension because she was legally married and her husband died; or

                     (c)  a woman who was, or is the partner of a man who was, the subject of a recommendation by an allegation authority that resulted in payment of an amount of compensation by the Commonwealth to her or her partner.

Note:          This definition is only relevant in relation to wife pension and widow B pension.

"Reserve service " means attending a training camp as a member of any of the following:

                     (a)  the Naval Reserve; or

                     (b)  the Army Reserve; or

                     (c)  the Air Force Reserve.

"severely impaired disability support pensioner " means a person in respect of whom the Secretary has made a determination under subsection 1218AAA(1).

"terminally ill overseas disability support pensioner " means a person who qualifies for disability support pension because all the circumstances described in paragraphs 1218AA(1)(a), (b), (c), (d) and (e) exist in relation to the person.



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