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Data required to be supplied to Authority by insurers

40C Data required to be supplied to Authority by insurers

(1) The Authority may require an insurer to disclose to the Authority (within the time and in the manner specified by the Authority) data relating to policies of insurance, claims and other related matters under the workers compensation legislation.
(2) Subsection (1) extends to requiring--
(a) data relating to any aspect of a workers compensation insurance scheme under the workers compensation legislation (for example, the setting of premiums, the handling of claims, the cost of providing health, legal and other services to injured workers or the detection and prosecution of fraudulent claims), and
(b) data relating to policies or claims generally or to particular policies or claims.
This subsection does not affect the generality of subsection (1) or any other provision of this Act regarding the obtaining of data by the Authority.
(3) An insurer may be required to disclose data to the Authority under this section that is personal information or health information about an individual despite anything to the contrary in the Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act 1998 or the Health Records and Information Privacy Act 2002 .
(4) Unless the insurer satisfies the court that it is not within its power to comply with a requirement under this section, an insurer that fails to comply with a requirement under this section is guilty of an offence.
: Maximum penalty--100 penalty units.

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