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Workers Compensation Act 1987 No 70
Current version for 14 May 2020 to date (accessed 28 May 2020 at 03:01)
(cf IR Act, s 91)
(1) In this Part—Commonwealth industrial instrument means any award, workplace agreement or other agreement made under (or taken to have been made, or to have effect, under) the Workplace Relations Act 1996 of the Commonwealth.industrial organisation of employees has the same meaning as it has in the Industrial Relations Act 1996.reinstatement includes re-employment.State industrial instrument has the same meaning as industrial instrument has in the Industrial Relations Act 1996.(2) For the purposes of this Part, an injured worker is a worker who receives an injury for which the worker is entitled to receive compensation under this Act or the Workers’ Compensation (Dust Diseases) Act 1942.(3) For the purposes of this Part, a person is the employer of an injured worker only if the injury arose (either wholly or partly) out of or in the course of employment with that person.Note.For the purposes of comparison, a number of provisions of this Part contain bracketed notes in headings drawing attention (“cf IR Act”) to equivalent or comparable (though not necessarily identical) provisions of the Industrial Relations Act 1996 (as in force immediately before the commencement of this Part).