Veterans' Support Act 2014

Subpart 4—Weekly income compensation

59 Weekly income compensation


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


under the New Zealand superannuation qualification age; and


unable to work full-time; and




participating in a rehabilitation plan; or


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


not receiving any benefit under the Social Security Act 1964.


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.


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