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WORKPLACE INJURY MANAGEMENT AND WORKERS COMPENSATION ACT 1998 - SECT 78
Insurer to give notice of decisions
78 Insurer to give notice of decisions
(1) An insurer must give notice in accordance with this Division of any
decision of the insurer--
(a) to dispute liability in respect of a claim or
any aspect of a claim, or
(b) to discontinue payment to a worker of
weekly payments of compensation, or reduce the amount of the compensation.
(2) Notice of a decision of an insurer involving both a liability dispute and
a discontinuation or reduction of weekly compensation may be combined into a
single notice (subject to any provision of the Workers Compensation Guidelines
requiring separate notices to be given).
(3) The requirement to give notice
of a decision to discontinue payment to a worker of weekly payments of
compensation does not affect any limitation on weekly payments of compensation
under Division 2 of Part 3 of the 1987 Act.
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