Veterans' Support Act 2014

Subpart 4—Weekly income compensation

59 Weekly income compensation

(1)

A veteran (whether resident in New Zealand or overseas) is entitled to weekly income compensation in accordance with this subpart if the veteran is—

(a)

under the New Zealand superannuation qualification age; and

(b)

unable to work full-time; and

(c)

either—

(i)

participating in a rehabilitation plan; or

(ii)

through no fault of the veteran, unable to participate in a rehabilitation plan in relation to the veteran’s service-related injury or illness; and

(d)

not receiving any benefit under the Social Security Act 1964.

(2)

If a veteran is resident overseas, the veteran is responsible for paying the costs of assessing whether the veteran is unable to work full-time.

(3)

In this subpart, unable to work means unable to work as a consequence of injury or illness from whatever cause.