Workers Compensation Regulation 2010
Part 1 Preliminary
1 Name of Regulation
This Regulation is the Workers Compensation Regulation 2010.
This Regulation commences 1 February 2011 and is required to be published on the NSW legislation website.
(1) In this Regulation:approved form means a form approved by the Authority.approved provider of workplace rehabilitation services means a provider that holds a certificate of approval.category 1 employer means:(a) an employer insured under a policy of insurance to which the Workers Compensation Market Practice and Premiums Guidelines apply and whose basic tariff premium (within the meaning of those guidelines) for that policy would exceed $50,000, if the period of insurance to which the premium relates were 12 months, or(b) an employer insured under more than one policy of insurance to which the Workers Compensation Market Practice and Premiums Guidelines apply and whose combined basic tariff premiums (within the meaning of those guidelines) for those policies would exceed $50,000, if the period of insurance to which each premium relates were 12 months, or(c) an employer who is self-insured, or(d) an employer who is insured with a specialised insurer and who employs more than 20 workers.category 2 employer means an employer who is not a category 1 employer.certificate of approval means a certificate of approval as a provider of workplace rehabilitation services granted by the Authority under clause 28.return-to-work guidelines means the guidelines, relating to return-to-work programs, determined by the Authority under section 52 (2) (a) of the 1998 Act.return-to-work program means a return-to-work program established under section 52 of the 1998 Act with respect to policies and procedures (consistent with the injury management program of the employer’s insurer) for the rehabilitation (and, if necessary, vocational re-education) of any injured workers of the employer.the 1987 Act means the Workers Compensation Act 1987.the 1998 Act means the Workplace Injury Management and Workers Compensation Act 1998.(2) Notes included in this Regulation (other than notes in Schedule 6) do not form part of this Regulation.