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Workers Compensation Act 1987 No 70
Current version for 25 March 2020 to date (accessed 10 April 2020 at 08:31)
45   Reduction of weekly payments to qualify for other benefits
(1)  The Commission may, on the determination of an application for any weekly payment of compensation or on a review under this Act of any weekly payment of compensation, order that the weekly payment—
(a)  is not payable, or
(b)  is reduced to a specified amount or in a specified manner,
if the worker, or any spouse or other person related to the worker, would as a result be qualified to receive any pension, allowance or other benefit under the Social Security Act 1991 of the Commonwealth or under any other Act or law.
(2)  Any such order has effect according to its tenor.
(3)  Any such order does not have effect for the purposes of determining (if applicable) the lump sum payable on the commutation of a weekly payment under this Act or the redemption of a weekly payment under section 15 of the former Act (as applied by Schedule 6 to this Act).