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149 Definitions

(1) In this Part--

"damages" includes--
(a) any form of monetary compensation, and
(b) without limiting paragraph (a), any amount paid under a compromise or settlement of a claim for damages (whether or not legal proceedings have been instituted),
but does not include--
(c) compensation under this Act, or
(d) additional or alternative compensation to which Division 8 of Part 3 applies, or
(e) an award of compensation or direction for compensation under Part 2 or Part 4 of the Victims Compensation Act 1996 , or
(f) a sum required or authorised to be paid under a State industrial instrument, or
(g) any sum payable under a superannuation scheme or any life or other insurance policy, or
(h) any amount paid in respect of costs incurred in connection with legal proceedings, or
(i) damages of a class which is excluded by the regulations from this definition.
(2) A reference in this Part to compensation payable under this Act includes a reference to compensation that would be payable under this Act if a claim for that compensation were duly made.

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