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Workers Compensation Act 1987 No 70
Current version for 25 March 2020 to date (accessed 5 April 2020 at 07:10)
(1) The following provisions of the Industrial Relations Act 1996 and the regulations made under that Act apply to and for the purposes of this Part (the applied provisions)—(a) Part 7 of Chapter 5 (Entry and inspection by officers of industrial organisations),(b) Part 4 of Chapter 7 (Inspectors and their powers),(c) Part 5 of Chapter 7 (Evidentiary provisions),(d) Part 6 of Chapter 7 (Criminal and other legal proceedings),(e) any other provision prescribed by the regulations.(2) Accordingly, the applied provisions have effect as if they formed part of this Act.(3) For the purposes of the application of the applied provisions (but without limiting subsection (4) (a)), a reference in the applied provisions—(a) to this Act (that is, the Industrial Relations Act 1996) is to be read as a reference to this Part, and(b) to the regulations is to be read as a reference to the regulations under this Act, and(c) to the industrial relations legislation includes a reference to this Part, and(d) to employment is to be read as a reference to employment of an injured worker, and(e) to an employer is to be read as a reference to an employer within the meaning of this Part, andas the case requires.(f) to employees is to be read as a reference to injured workers,(4) The applied provisions have effect—(a) subject to such modifications as are prescribed by this Part or the regulations, and(b) despite any other provisions of this Act that make provision for matters for which the applied provisions make provision.(5) In this section—modification includes addition, exception, omission or substitution.