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WORKPLACE INJURY MANAGEMENT AND WORKERS COMPENSATION ACT 1998 - SECT 235C
(1) A person must not make a statement knowing that it is false or misleading
in a material particular--
(a) in a claim made by the person, or
(b) in a
medical certificate or other document that relates to a claim, or
furnishing information to any person concerning a claim or likely claim
(whether the information is furnished by the person who makes or is entitled
to make the claim or not).
: Maximum penalty--500 penalty units or
imprisonment for 2 years, or both.
(2) This section does not apply to
(a) made in documents filed, or information furnished, in
proceedings before a court, or
(b) made in the course of giving evidence on
oath before the Commission, or
(c) made in any document or information in any
case in which the person who made the statement did not know that the document
or information was to be given, served or furnished in connection with a
(3) This section applies to a statement even though it has been
verified by statutory declaration.
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