Nature of Offences (Including Act, Section & No of Counts)
1 charge of fraudulently obtaining a benefit pursuant to s116 of the Transport Accident Act 1986.
The accused was convicted and received a 12 month Community Correction Order with the condition that she perform 50 hours unpaid community work; and she was also ordered to pay $3,000 restitution to the TAC with a stay of 3 months to pay the restitution to the TAC.
The accused fraudulently claimed reimbursement for private travel expenses by falsely representing to the TAC that as a result of injuries suffered from a transport accident, she incurred travel expenses for the purpose of obtaining medical and like services.
Payable to TAC
Stay: 3 months to pay the restitution to the TAC.