Workplace Injury Management and Workers Compensation Act 1998 No 86
Current version for 4 July 2014 to date (accessed 24 November 2014 at 06:55)

37   Definitions

(cf 1987 s 258)

In this Division:

Comcare employer means an employer who:

(a)  is licensed under Part VIII of the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988 of the Commonwealth after a declaration of eligibility under that Part made on the basis that the employer is a corporation carrying on business in competition with a Commonwealth authority or with another corporation that was previously a Commonwealth authority, and
(b)  would otherwise be required:
(i)  to obtain and maintain in force a policy of insurance pursuant to section 155 of the 1987 Act, or
(ii)  to be licensed as a self-insurer.

deemed insurer means a corporation (other than a licensed insurer) that is a party to a claims transfer agreement under Division 6 (Transfer of claims) of Part 7 of the 1987 Act.

deemed premium income, in relation to the contribution payable by a self-insurer or Comcare employer under this Division for any period during a financial year, means the amount that the self-insurer or Comcare employer would have been liable to pay (in such circumstances as may be prescribed by the regulations) to a licensed insurer as premiums on policies of insurance that would otherwise be required under the 1987 Act during that period if the person were not a self-insurer or Comcare employer, and:

(a)  includes any amount prescribed by the regulations for the purposes of this paragraph in relation to that financial year, and
(b)  does not include any amount prescribed by the regulations for the purposes of this paragraph in relation to that financial year.

financial year, in relation to an insurer:

(a)  includes the period after 4 pm on the day preceding the first day of the financial year, and
(b)  does not include the period after 4 pm on the last day of the financial year.

insurer means a licensed insurer or a former licensed insurer who was previously a licensed insurer under this Act.

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