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Contents (2011 - 37)
Workers Compensation Regulation 2010
Repealed version for 30 June 2016 to 31 August 2016 (accessed 19 July 2018 at 10:00)
Part 17 Division 1 Clause 96
96   Costs not regulated by this Part
Costs referred to in this Part do not include any of the following:
(a)  costs for legal services provided for an appeal under section 353 (Appeal against decision of Commission constituted by Presidential member) of the 1998 Act,
(b)  fees for investigators’ reports or for other material produced or obtained by investigators (such as witness statements or other evidence),
(c)  fees for accident reconstruction reports,
(d)  fees for accountants’ reports,
(e)  fees for reports from health service providers (except as provided in item 4 of Part 3 of Schedule 6),
(f)  fees for other professional reports relating to treatment or rehabilitation (for example, architects’ reports concerning house modifications),
(g)  fees for interpreter or translation services,
(h)  fees imposed by a court or the Commission,
(i)  travel costs and expenses of the claimant in the matter for attendance at medical examinations, a court or the Commission,
(j)  witness expenses at a court or the Commission.
 Costs referred to in this clause are recoverable under, and may be regulated by, other legislation (including regulations under the Legal Profession Act 2004) or common law principles. Under section 339 of the 1998 Act, the WorkCover Authority may fix maximum fees for the provision of reports, or appearance before the Commission, by health service providers.