Nature of Offences (Including Act, Section & No of Counts)
1 charge of fraudulently obtaining benefits contrary to s116 of The Transport Accident Act 1986.
Sentenced with a finding of guilt. The magistrate imposed a fine of $750.00. The accused was ordered to pay restitution of $6,384.52 and costs of $500.00 to the TAC.
The accused received Loss of Earnings benefits and then Loss of Earnings Capacity benefits and simultaneously established and maintained a business. The accused actively received an income through his business of which he failed to inform the TAC.
Payable to TAC