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Workplace Injury Management and Workers Compensation Act 1998 No 86
Current version for 22 November 2019 to date (accessed 13 July 2020 at 03:32)
268 Insurer must notify worker of reasonable excuse for not commencing weekly payments
If an insurer does not commence weekly payments of compensation because the insurer has a reasonable excuse for not doing so, the insurer must within 7 days after receiving the initial notification of injury give the worker notice in writing that the insurer has a reasonable excuse for not commencing weekly payments of compensation and include in that notice—(a) details of that reasonable excuse, and(b) a statement that the worker is entitled to make a claim for compensation and that the claim will be determined within 21 days, and(c) details of how that claim can be made.Maximum penalty—50 penalty units.