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Vocational rehabilitation

    (1)     If the worker has a compensable injury, the employer must provide the worker with vocational rehabilitation in accordance with this Act.

Maximum penalty: 50 penalty units.

    (2)     The provision of vocational rehabilitation to the worker is not taken to be an admission of liability for the worker's claim for compensation.

    (3)     This section does not apply to a non-business employer.

    (4)     Also, this section does not apply if the worker is a participant in the LTCS scheme.

Note     LTCS scheme —see the LTCS Act

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"Participant", in the LTCS scheme—see the LTCS Act

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    (5)     A regulation may exempt employers from subsection (1), either completely or in prescribed circumstances.

    (6)     An offence against this section is a strict liability offence.

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