The establishment of a Trust to provide additional benefits to ex-miners and their dependents must still be approved by the South Gauteng High Court. This may take some months. So, these additional benefits are not yet available.
Once the Trust is established it will use the same information that the MBOD uses. So, it would be a good idea for potential beneficiaries to register their claims with the MBOD as soon as possible, and to have their medical benefit examinations. Here’s more information that will assist you in this MBOD process.