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WORKPLACE INJURY MANAGEMENT AND WORKERS COMPENSATION ACT 1998 - SECT 289A
Further restrictions as to when a dispute can be referred to Commission
289A Further restrictions as to when a dispute can be referred to Commission
(1) A dispute cannot be referred for determination by the Commission unless it
concerns only matters previously notified as disputed.
(2) A matter is taken
to have been previously notified as disputed if--
(a) it was notified in a
notice of dispute under this Act or the 1987 Act after a claim was made or a
claim was reviewed, or
(b) it concerns matters, raised in writing between the
parties before the dispute is referred to the President for determination by
the Commission, concerning an offer of settlement of a claim for
lump sum compensation.
(3) The Commission may not hear or otherwise deal with
any dispute if this section provides that the dispute cannot be referred for
determination by the Commission. However, the Commission may hear or otherwise
deal with a matter subsequently arising out of such a dispute.
subsection (3), a dispute relating to previously unnotified matters may be
heard or otherwise dealt with by the Commission if the Commission is of the
opinion that it is in the interests of justice to do so.
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