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Medical certificates and claims for compensation

    (1)     To the extent that information or material has been given in the course of the making of a claim for compensation for an injury, it is not necessary to give the information or material when making any further claim for compensation in relation to the same injury.

    (2)     A medical certificate required to accompany a claim for weekly compensation must—

        (a)     comply with the requirements for medical assessments prescribed by regulation; and

        (b)     include a statement of the doctor's assessment of whether the worker's condition is consistent with the worker's employment being a substantial contributing factor to the injury.

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