(1) An employer (not being a self-insurer) who receives a claim or any other documentation in respect of a claim must, within 7 days after receiving the claim or documentation, forward it to the employer’s insurer.
Maximum penalty: 50 penalty units.(2) An employer who receives a request from the employer’s insurer for specified information in respect of a claim or notified injury, or documentation in respect of a claim or notified injury, must, within 7 days after receipt of the request, furnish the insurer with such of the specified information or documentation as is in the employer’s possession or reasonably obtainable by the employer.
Maximum penalty: 50 penalty units.(3) An employer who has received compensation money under this Act from an insurer must, as soon as practicable, pay the money to the person entitled to the compensation.
Maximum penalty: 50 penalty units.(4) A person is not guilty of an offence for a failure to comply with a provision of this section if there was a reasonable excuse for that failure.(5) In this section:
employer’s insurer means the insurer who the employer believes is liable to indemnify the employer in respect of the claim or injury concerned.
notified injury means an injury to a worker notified to an insurer.