In all proceedings before the County Court, the Magistrates' Court, VCAT or the Accident Compensation Conciliation Service or a Medical Panel and generally in regard to claims for compensation and the payment of compensation and provisional payments under section 5.6.2, the Authority—
(a) represents the Crown; and
S. 5.6.5(b) amended by No. 67/2013 s. 649(Sch. 9 item 13(8)).
(b) has the same powers, rights and authorities as an employer has under the Workers Compensation Act 1958 , the Accident Compensation Act 1985 or the Workplace Injury Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2013 (as the case requires) in regard to the corresponding matter relating to a worker under that Act.