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WORKERS COMPENSATION ACT 1987 - SECT 87EAA
Medical expenses compensation not to be commuted for catastrophic injuries
87EAA Medical expenses compensation not to be commuted for catastrophic
(1) A liability in respect of compensation under Division 3 (Compensation for
medical, hospital and rehabilitation expenses etc) of Part 3 of this Act or
section 10 of the former Act may not be commuted to a lump sum under this
Division unless the Authority is satisfied that, and certifies that it is
satisfied that, the injury is not a catastrophic injury.
(2) An injury is a
"catastrophic injury" if it satisfies the criteria specified in the Workers
Compensation Guidelines for the purposes of this section.
(3) This section
applies in addition to any other provision of this Division limiting the
commutation of a liability.
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