Nature of Offences (Including Act, Section & No of Counts)
1 charge pursuant to s116 of The Transport Accident Act 1986.
The magistrate sentenced the accused to a 2 year Good Behaviour Bond with a finding of guilt. The accused was ordered to pay restitution of $15,140.54 and professional costs of $500.00 to the TAC.
The accused had been earning an income whilst in receipt of TAC Loss of Earning Benefits and failed to advise the TAC of this income while at the same time submitting Certificates of Capacity advising TAC that she had not returned to work. As a result the accused received $15,140.54 in benefits fraudulently.
Payable to TAC