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WORKERS COMPENSATION ACT 1987 - SECT 45
Reduction of weekly payments to qualify for other benefits
45 Reduction of weekly payments to qualify for other benefits
(1) The Commission may, on the determination of an application for any weekly
payment of compensation or on a review under this Act of any weekly payment of
compensation, order that the weekly payment--
(a) is not payable, or
reduced to a specified amount or in a specified manner, if the worker, or any
spouse or other person related to the worker, would as a result be qualified
to receive any pension, allowance or other benefit under the
Social Security Act 1991 of the Commonwealth or under any other Act or law.
(2) Any such order has effect according to its tenor.
(3) Any such order does
not have effect for the purposes of determining (if applicable) the lump sum
payable on the commutation of a weekly payment under this Act or the
redemption of a weekly payment under section 15 of the former Act (as applied
by Schedule 6 to this Act).
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