Nature of Offences (Including Act, Section & No of Counts)
1 charge of fraudulently obtaining loss of earnings benefits pursuant to s116 of the Transport Accident Act 1986 and 1 charge of providing false or misleading evidence to the TAC pursuant to s117 of the Transport Accident Act 1986.
The accused was given an aggregate sentence for both charges - with Conviction the accused was fined $3,000, ordered to pay Restitution of $ 29,987.00 and to pay professional costs of $500.00 A stay for payment of the fine was granted to 21 December 2017.
The accused provided certificates of capacity to the TAC to obtain Loss of Earnings Benefits to which the accused was not entitled. The accused failed to advise the TAC of a capacity to work and had returned to work and was receiving payment for work provided.
Payable to TAC
Stay: 21 December 2017