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Definitions—pt 4.3

    (1)     In this part:

"initial incapacity date", for a worker in relation to an injury that causes incapacity or death, means—

        (a)     the date the worker first becomes incapacitated (whether totally or partially) for work because of the injury;

        (b)     if the worker is dead and the death was not preceded by a period of incapacity for work—the date of the worker's death.

pension age has the meaning given by the Social Security Act 1991

(Cwlth), section 23 (5A), (5B), (5C) and (5D).

"statutory floor" means the national minimum wage set by a national minimum wage order in an annual wage review by Fair Work Australia under the Fair Work Act 2009


"weekly compensation", for a worker, means compensation to which the worker is entitled under section 39 (Entitlement to weekly compensation for first 26 weeks of incapacity) or section 40 (Entitlement to weekly compensation after first 26 weeks of incapacity).

    (2)     In this section:

"annual wage review"—see the Fair Work Act 2009

(Cwlth), section 12.

"Fair Work Australia"—see the Fair Work Act 2009

(Cwlth), section 12.

"national minimum wage order"—see the Fair Work Act 2009

(Cwlth), section 12.

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