237 Modification of section 103 of 1998 Act (Restrictions on
commencing court proceedings about medical, hospital and other
(1) Section 103 of the 1998 Act is modified in its application to coal
miners by replacing subsections (1)–(3) with the following
(1) On and from 1 January 2002, a worker cannot commence court
proceedings in respect of compensation under Division 3 (Compensation for
medical, hospital and rehabilitation expenses etc) or Division 5 (Compensation
for property damage) of Part 3 of the 1987 Act within 28 days after the worker
made the claim for that compensation.
(2) This clause applies whether the claim was made before or after the
commencement of this clause.