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Workers Compensation Act 1987 No 70
Current version for 25 March 2020 to date (accessed 5 April 2020 at 08:22)
Part 5 Division 4 Section 151V
151V   Election provisions not to apply
(1)  Section 151A (Election—damages or “Table of Disabilities” compensation) does not apply—
(a)  in respect of an injury received before 4 pm on 30 June 1989, or
(b)  in respect of an injury received at or after that time and before the commencement of section 151A (but that section does apply in respect of any such injury if the person concerned accepts payment of permanent loss compensation after the commencement of that section).
(2)  If a person commences proceedings to recover damages, or accepts payment of damages, in respect of an injury to which section 151A does not so apply—
(a)  the person is not entitled to any permanent loss compensation claimed but not yet received, and
(b)  the amount of any such compensation previously paid is to be deducted from those damages.
(3)    (Repealed)