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1.1.T.80 Temporary medical condition (DSP, JSP)


For the purposes of DSP and JSP, a temporary medical condition is a medical condition (1.1.M.90) lasting 2 years or less.

Act reference: SSAct section 94 Qualification for DSP, section 593 Qualification for JSP

Policy reference: SS Guide 3.2.1 JSP - qualification & payability, Qualification for DSP - 30 hour rule, Qualification for DSP - 15 hour rule

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