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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2001 Week 10 Hansard (28 August) . . Page.. 3473..


Schedules of amendments

Schedule 1

Workers Compensation Amendment Bill 2001

Amendments circulated by Mr Berry


Amendment 48

Proposed schedule 3

Amendment 3.3

Proposed new subregulation 13 (2)-

Omit the subregulation, substitute the following subregulation:

(2) The lawyer or other agent of the worker may claim costs in relation to the arbitration, or claim a lien in relation to the costs, from the compensation only if, on application by the worker, lawyer or agent, the Magistrates Court awards the lawyer or agent stated costs in accordance with the rules.


Amendment 48

Proposed schedule 3

Amendment 3.3

Proposed new regulation 46-

Omit the regulation, substitute the following regulations:

46 Meaning of OH&S Council in pt 7

In this part:

1 OH&S Council -see the Occupational Health and Safety Act 1989, section 5 (1), definition of council.

46A Development of standards by OH&S Council

(1) The OH&S Council must develop written standards for the approval of rehabilitation providers.

(2) A standard under subregulation (1) is a notifiable instrument.

Note A notifiable instrument must be notified under the Legislation Act 2001.

46B Approval of rehabilitation providers

(1) The Minister may, in writing, approve someone as a rehabilitation provider.

(2) The Minister may approve the person on the Minister's own initiative or on application by the person.


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