Definition of Disability

  • "disability" in respect of a person, means a disability that is: 
    • attributable to an intellectual, psychiatric, sensory, physical or neurological impairment or acquired brain injury or any combination of those impairments caused by injuries received in a transport accident; and
    • which is permanent or likely to be permanent, and which:
      • causes a substantially reduced capacity of the person for communication, learning or mobility in at least one of the areas of self-care or self-management; and
      • requires significant ongoing or long-term episodic support; and
      • is not related to ageing; or
      • a pre-existing intellectual disability; or
      • a pre-existing developmental delay; or
      • a pre-existing psychiatric illness/condition.