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WORKPLACE INJURY MANAGEMENT AND WORKERS COMPENSATION ACT 1998 - SECT 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
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