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Workplace Injury Management and Workers Compensation Act 1998 No 86
Current version for 22 November 2019 to date (accessed 9 August 2020 at 01:09)
378 Reconsideration of decisions of Registrar or Appeal Panel
(1) The Registrar or an Appeal Panel may reconsider any matter that has been dealt with by the Registrar or an Appeal Panel, respectively, and rescind, alter or amend any decision previously made or given.(2) Without limiting subsection (1), if the Registrar is satisfied that there is an obvious error in the text of a decision, the Registrar may alter the text of the decision to correct the error.(3) Without limiting subsection (1), if an Appeal Panel is satisfied that its decision or any medical assessment certificate it has issued contains an obvious error, the Appeal Panel concerned may correct that error and, if necessary, issue a replacement medical assessment certificate (which is to prevail over any previous certificate).(4) The reconsideration of a matter that is in response to an application for reconsideration must be completed within 2 months after the application is received.(5) This section does not affect any other power under this Act or the 1987 Act to review or amend a decision.