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Workers Compensation Act 1987 No 70
Current version for 5 December 2019 to date (accessed 23 February 2020 at 23:11)
22C Certain injuries not to be dealt with under sections 15 and 16
(1) This section applies to an injury that is of a kind, or that occurs in circumstances, prescribed by the regulations for the purposes of this section.(2) The regulations may provide that either or both of sections 15 and 16 is or are not to apply to an injury to which this section applies and that instead section 22 is to apply to the injury.(3) The regulations may provide that section 15 (1) (a) or 16 (1) (a) is, for the purposes of all or specified provisions of this Act, to apply in respect of an injury to which this section applies.(4) A regulation made for the purposes of this section extends to apply to an injury that happened before the commencement of the regulation, but only if—(a) death, incapacity, loss or liability as referred to in section 22 results from that injury and one or more other injuries, and(b) at least one of those other injuries happened after the commencement of the regulation.(5) A regulation made for the purposes of this section does not (despite subsection (4)) affect any liability of an employer or insurer to pay compensation or a contribution, or any liability of an insurer to indemnify an employer, that arose before the commencement of the regulation, unless the Commission otherwise orders.