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Contents (2011 - 37)
Workers Compensation Regulation 2010
Repealed version for 30 June 2016 to 31 August 2016 (accessed 18 July 2018 at 16:50)
Part 17 Division 6
Division 6 Miscellaneous
140   Modifications to Legal Profession Act 2004 relating to assessment of costs
A reference in section 309 (Disclosure of costs to clients) or 317 (Effect of failure to disclose) to assessment of costs under Division 3 of Part 3.2 of the Legal Profession Act 2004 is to be read as including, as an alternative to assessment under that Division, assessment of costs under Division 4 of Part 8 of Chapter 7 of the 1998 Act.
141   Special provision for matters involving coal miners
This Part does not apply to legal services or agent services provided in any workers compensation matter involving a claim for compensation or work injury damages by a coal miner, and regulations made under Division 6 (Costs fixed by regulation) of Part 3.2 of the Legal Profession Act 2004 continue to apply to legal services provided in such a matter.
142   Bill of costs to be in approved form
In workers compensation matters, a bill of costs (as defined by clause 110):
(a)  must, if there is a approved form for the purposes of this clause, be given in or to the effect of the approved form, and
(b)  must include relevant particulars of the kind referred to in clause 113 (2) (a) even if the bill is not one to which clause 113 applies.
143   Costs orders in respect of certain matters
The Registrar may, subject to Schedule 6, make a costs order in connection with any of the following:
(a)  an application for or the giving of an interim payment direction under Division 2 (Disputes concerning weekly payments or medical expenses) of Part 5 of Chapter 7 of the 1998 Act,
(b)  the determination of a dispute under Division 2A (Disputes concerning past weekly payments) of that Part,
(c)  the making of a recommendation under Division 3 (Disputes about non-compliance with Chapter 3) of that Part.