Disablement Benefit is payable to an Insured person who has exhausted his entitlement to Employment Injury benefit (which is payable for a maximum period of 26 weeks), and is payable for the duration of the disability. In order to qualify for Disablement Pension the insured person must satisfy the following conditions:
He must present a medical report in support of his claim;
A Disablement Benefit Application form must be duly completed by the Claimant.
- His degree of disability must be medically certified as being no less than 30%.
- The DSS reserves the right to have the beneficiary reviewed periodically by one or more Medical Referees appointed by the DSS Board to determine continued eligibility to the benefit.
- He must not engage in any activity which could result in the Disqualification of his claim.
- A person in receipt of Disablement pension is required to complete a Certificate of Life form every year as proof that he is alive, and in receipt of his pension.