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Workers Compensation Regulation 2010
Division 1 Preliminary
Note.Expressions used in this Part have the same meaning as in Division 8 of Part 2 of Chapter 4 of the 1998 Act. An agent is a person who acts, or holds himself or herself out as willing to act, as agent for a person for fee or reward in connection with a claim, but does not include a legal practitioner.
Each of the following activities is considered to constitute acting as agent for a person in relation to a claim:
(a) advising the person with respect to the making of a claim,
(b) assisting the person to complete or prepare, or completing or preparing on behalf of the person, any form, correspondence or other document concerning a claim,
(c) making arrangements for any test or medical examination to determine the person’s entitlement to compensation,
(d) arranging referral of the person to a lawyer for the performance of legal work in connection with a claim.
A reference to a claim includes a reference to a prospective claim (whether or not the claim is ever actually made).
In this Part:advertisement means any communication of information (whether by means of writing, or any still or moving visual image or message or audible message, or any combination of them) that advertises or otherwise promotes a product or service, whether or not that is its purpose or only purpose and whether or not that is its only effect.publish means:(a) publish in a newspaper, magazine, journal, periodical, directory or other printed publication, or(b) disseminate by means of the exhibition or broadcast of a photograph, slide, film, video recording, audio recording or other recording of images or sound, either as a public exhibition or broadcast or as an exhibition or broadcast to persons attending a place for the purpose of receiving professional advice, treatment or assistance, or(c) broadcast by radio or television, or(d) display on an Internet website or otherwise publicly disseminate by means of the Internet, or(e) publicly exhibit in, on, over or under any building, vehicle or place or in the air in view of persons in or on any street or public place, or(f) display on any document (including a business card or letterhead) gratuitously sent or gratuitously delivered to any person or thrown or left on any premises or on any vehicle, or(g) display on any document provided to a person as a receipt or record in respect of a transaction or bet.work injury has the same meaning as in the 1998 Act.