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  • 2.a. Who is an eligible person with a disability?

    Non-interpretative - straight application of the law.

    For GST and luxury car tax purposes an eligible person with a disability is a person:

    1. who has served in the Defence Force or any other armed force of Her Majesty, and as a result of that service has    
      • lost a leg or both arms, or
      • had a leg or both arms rendered permanently and completely useless, or
      • is a veteran to whom section 24 of the Veterans' Entitlements Act 1986 applies and receives a pension under Part II of that Act, or
      • is receiving a Special Rate Disability Pension under Part 6 of Chapter 4 of the Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004, or satisfies the eligibility criteria in section 199 of that Act.
    2. who has a current disability certificate (issued by a person authorised under the Hearing Services and AGHS Reform Act 1997) certifying that the person has lost the use of one or more limbs to such an extent that they are unable to use public transport.
      Last modified: 07 Jun 2012QC 16411