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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

1

Clause 2

Page 2, line 4-

Omit the clause, substitute the following clause:

2 Commencement

(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).

2

Clause 4

Proposed new section 4DA

Page 13, line 37-

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).


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