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Workers Compensation Act 1987 No 70
Current version for 25 March 2020 to date (accessed 8 April 2020 at 20:05)
42   Application by worker to alter amount of weekly payments
(1)  A worker who is receiving weekly payments of compensation may apply in writing to the insurer for an increase or reduction in the amount of the payments and must specify in the application the reasons for so applying and provide with the application any supporting evidence.
(2)  Within 28 days after receiving an application, the insurer must—
(a)  approve or reject the application, and
(b)  give the worker and the employer written notice of its decision, including, in the case of rejection, a statement of the reasons for the decision.