Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2001 Week 10 Hansard (28 August) . . Page.. 3540..
Schedule 3 (yellow sheet)
Workers Compensation Amendment Bill 2001
Amendments circulated by Mr Berry
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Omit the clause, substitute the following clause:
(1) This Act (other than new section 8OA, as inserted by section 7A, and schedule 2) commences on 1 July 2002.
Note The naming and commencement provisions automatically commence on the notification day (see Legislation Act 2001, s 75).
(2) The following provisions commence on the day this Act is notified in the Gazette:
(a) new section 8OA (Back, neck and pelvis impairments-Legislative Assembly endorsement for inclusion in sch 1), as inserted by section 7A;
(b) schedule 2 (Minor amendments).
Proposed new section 4DA
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After proposed section 4D, insert the following proposed new section:
4DA The 80% rule
(1) This section applies to the engagement of an individual by a person (the principal ) if-
(a) the individual has been engaged by the principal under a contract for services to work for the principal; and
(b) 80% or more of the individual's income while working under the contract is earned under the contract; and
(c) the individual personally does part or all of the work.
(2) For this Act, the individual is taken to be a worker employed by the principal.
Note Person includes corporation (see Legislation Act 2001, dict, pt 1).