For the purposes of CP (child), a terminal condition is where a medical practitioner has certified the child has a terminal condition and the average life expectancy for a child with the same or a similar condition is not substantially longer than 24 months.
Note: A legally qualified medical practitioner must certify that a care receiver's condition is a terminal condition.
Act reference: SSAct section 197E Qualification-child who has a terminal condition
Adult Disability Assessment Determination 1999, see Schedule 2
Last reviewed: 1 October 2010