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WORKPLACE INJURY MANAGEMENT AND WORKERS COMPENSATION ACT 1998 - SECT 264
Action by employer in respect of claims, injuries and compensation
(1) An employer (not being a self-insurer) who receives a claim or any other
documentation in respect of a claim must, within 7 days after receiving the
claim or documentation, forward it to the employer's insurer.
penalty--50 penalty units.
(2) An employer who receives a request from the
employer's insurer for specified information in respect of a claim or
notified injury, or documentation in respect of a claim or notified injury,
must, within 7 days after receipt of the request, furnish the insurer with
such of the specified information or documentation as is in the employer's
possession or reasonably obtainable by the employer.
: Maximum penalty--50
(3) An employer who has received compensation money under this
Act from an insurer must, as soon as practicable, pay the money to the person
entitled to the compensation.
: Maximum penalty--50 penalty units.
person is not guilty of an offence for a failure to comply with a provision of
this section if there was a reasonable excuse for that failure.
(5) In this
"employer's insurer" means the insurer who the employer believes is liable to
indemnify the employer in respect of the claim or injury concerned.
"notified injury" means an injury to a worker notified to an insurer.
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