1.1.D.80 Disabled person (CCS)

Definition

For the purposes of the CCS activity test as per FAAct section 3(1), a disabled person is a person who is:

  • receiving DSP under SSAct Part 2.3, or
  • receiving an invalidity service pension under the Veterans' Entitlements Act 1986 Part III Division 4, or
  • participating in an independent living program provided by CRS Australia or such other body determined by the Minister, by legislative instrument, for the purposes of this paragraph, or
  • diagnosed by a medical practitioner (1.1.M.40) or clinical psychologist as a person who is impaired to a degree that significantly incapacitates him or her, or
  • included in a class of persons determined by the Minister, by legislative instrument, to be a disabled person for the purposes of this paragraph.

Act reference: FAAct section 3(1)-'disabled person'

SSAct Part 2.3 Disability support pension

Veterans' Entitlements Act 1986

Policy reference: FA Guide 3.5.2.10 CCS - Activity Test - General

Last reviewed: 2 July 2018