Guide to the Assessment of Rates of Veterans' Pensions (GARP), Fifth Edition

This guide is used to assess the extent of incapacity from war-caused or defence-caused injury or disease. Its provisions are binding on the Repatriation Commission, the Veterans' Review Board, and the Administrative Appeals Tribunal.

The Veterans' Entitlements Act 1986 (the Act) provides for pensions to veterans for incapacity resulting from war or defence-caused injuries and diseases (sections 13 and 70).

Section 22 of the Act provides that the percentage of general rate of pension payable is to be determined by reference to the extent of the veteran's incapacity as assessed in accordance with this guide. Please note this guide is for reference purpose only.

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