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Record keeping

    (1)     An employer must keep records of the following for 5 years after the day the record is made:

        (a)     an injury notice under section 93;

        (b)     a statement of the employer's estimate under section 155 ;

        (c)     a statement of total wages under section 156;

        (d)     a statement of total wages under section 157;

        (e)     a statement of total wages under section 158;

        (f)     a certificate of currency issued by a licensed insurer to the employer;

        (g)     wages and earnings paid by the employer;

        (h)     invoices and related information given to the employer by a sub-contractor;

              (i)     a certificate of currency in relation to a contractor;

        (j)     material used by the employer to work out the wages for a statement of total wages;

        (k)     any record the employer is required to maintain under this Act.

Maximum penalty: 100 penalty units.

    (2)     The regulator, or the employer's licensed insurer, may request the employer to make available any of the records mentioned in subsection (1).

    (3)     The employer must make the records available, not later than 3 days after a request is made, to the person who requested the records.

Maximum penalty: 50 penalty units.

    (4)     An offence against subsection (3) is a strict liability offence.

    (5)     In this section:

"certificate of currency"—see section 160.

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