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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 02:34)
364 Rules of the Commission
(1) The Minister may from time to time by order make Rules of the Commission for or with respect to any aspect of procedures to be followed in connection with the jurisdiction or functions of the Commission, including provision for or with respect to—(a) the manner of referring claims or disputes for assessment or determination by the Commission, and(b) the documentation that is to accompany such a reference of a claim or dispute for assessment or determination, and(c) the manner of presenting documents and information to the Commission by the parties, including time limits for the presentation of the documents and information, and(c1) requiring the provision of documents and information by a party to a matter before the Commission to any other party to the matter, and(d) the making of assessments and determinations by the Commission, and(e) the manner of specifying an amount of damages or compensation, and(f) default awards and orders, and(g) the extension or abridgment of any period referred to in this Part, and(h) all matters of practice and procedure in proceedings before the Commission, and(i) the issue of a seal for the Commission and the use and effect of the seal, and(j) any other matter that this Act or the 1987 Act provides may be the subject of Rules of the Commission.(2) Rules of the Commission may be made so as to apply differently according to such factors as may be specified in the Rules.(3) On or before 1 July in each year (commencing 2002) or as soon as practicable after each such date, the Minister is to cause the Rules of the Commission, as in force for the time being, to be laid before both Houses of Parliament.(4) Rules of the Commission are not a statutory rule for the purposes of the Interpretation Act 1987.