(cf 1989 s 12)(1) The general functions of the Authority are:(a) to be responsible for ensuring compliance with the workers compensation legislation and the work health and safety legislation,(b) to be responsible for the day to day operational matters relating to the schemes to which any such legislation relates,(c) to monitor and report to the Minister on the operation and effectiveness of the workers compensation legislation and the work health and safety legislation, and on the performance of the schemes to which that legislation relates,(d) to undertake such consultation as it thinks fit in connection with current or proposed legislation relating to any such scheme as it thinks fit,(d1) to monitor and review key indicators of financial viability and other aspects of any such schemes,(e) to report and make recommendations to the Minister on such matters as the Minister requests or the Authority considers appropriate.(2) The Authority has such other functions as are conferred or imposed on it by or under the workers compensation legislation, the work health and safety legislation or any other legislation.(3) In exercising its functions, the Authority must:(a) promote the prevention of injuries and diseases at the workplace and the development of healthy and safe workplaces, and(b) promote the prompt, efficient and effective management of injuries to persons at work, and(c) ensure the efficient operation of workers compensation insurance arrangements, and(d) ensure the appropriate co-ordination of arrangements for the administration of the schemes to which the workers compensation legislation or the work health and safety legislation relates.(4) The Authority cannot employ any staff.Note. Staff may be employed under Chapter 1A of the Public Sector Employment and Management Act 2002 in the Government Service to enable the Authority to exercise its functions. Under section 4K of that Act, a reference in this Act to a member of staff of the Authority is a reference to staff so employed or to persons of whose services the Authority makes use.