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VETERANS' ENTITLEMENTS ACT 1986 - SECT 56N

Changes to payments by computer

                   If:

                     (a)  payment to a person of a service pension or income support supplement is based upon data in a computer; and

                     (b)  the rate of the pension or supplement is increased or reduced, or the pension or supplement is cancelled or suspended, because of the operation of a computer program approved by the Commission; and

                     (c)  the program causes the change for a reason for which the Commission could determine the change;

the change is taken to have been made because of a determination by the Commission for that reason.

Note:          This section does not apply where:

(a)     an automatic termination is produced by section 56 or 56A; or

(b)     an automatic rate reduction is produced by section 56B.



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