Regulations 2007 No.11 of 2007 Victims of Crime Assistance Regulations
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(3) However, if exceptional circumstances exist, the assessor may defer consideration of the application until the injured person's entitlement to compensation is decided. Example for regulation 13(3) The injured person has applied for financial assistance only a short time before the person's claim for compensation is to be determined. PART 4 - COMPENSABLE VIOLENT ACTS AND INJURIES AND STANDARD AMOUNTS 14. Compensable violent acts and standard amounts (1) A violent act mentioned in Schedule 1, Part 1, is a category 1 compensable violent act. (2) A violent act mentioned in Schedule 1, Part 2, is a category 2 compensable violent act. (3) A violent act mentioned in Schedule 1, Part 3, is a category 3 compensable violent act. (4) The standard amount for a compensable violent act is specified in Schedule 3, Part 1. 15. Categories of psychological and psychiatric disorders (1) A category 1 psychological or psychiatric disorder is a recognisable psychological or psychiatric disorder that: (a) is moderately disabling and chronic; and (b) is suffered as a direct result of an offence against the Criminal Code specified in Schedule 2. (2) A category 2 psychological or psychiatric disorder is a recognisable psychological or psychiatric disorder that is severely disabling and chronic. 16. Compensable injuries and standard amounts (1) An injury described in Schedule 3, column 1, is a compensable injury. (2) Also, an injury not described in Schedule 3, column 1, can be a compensable injury if an assessor is satisfied the injury: (a) is similar to an injury described in Schedule 3, column 1; and (b) has caused symptoms or disability lasting for at least 6 weeks. Victims of Crime Assistance Regulations 7