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Workers Compensation Regulation 2010
Repealed version for 30 June 2016 to 31 August 2016 (accessed 25 September 2017 at 01:36)
Part 18 Division 4 Clause 152
152   Definitions
(1)  In this Division, cost of claims means:
(a)  in relation to an injury year related to, or a period of insurance for, a policy issued or renewed so as to take effect before 4 pm on 30 June 2015 (other than a retro-paid loss premium policy)—the total of the following costs:
(i)  the total of the costs of each individual claim of which the insurer has notice at the time of expiry or renewal (as appropriate) of the policy concerned, being a claim made against a particular employer with respect to an injury received (or that is deemed by the 1987 Act or the former Act to have been received) during the injury year or the period of insurance, whichever is relevant, but not including any claim under section 10 (Journey claims) or section 11 (Recess claims) of the 1987 Act,
(ii)  the total of the costs of payment of provisional weekly payments of compensation and provisional payment of medical expenses compensation, if any, under Part 3 of Chapter 7 of the 1998 Act by the insurer, being payments of compensation on the basis of provisional acceptance of liability to a worker employed by a particular employer with respect to an injury received (or that is deemed by the 1987 Act to have been received) during the injury year or the period of insurance, and
(a1)  in relation to an injury year related to, or a period of insurance for, a policy issued or renewed so as to take effect on or after 4 pm on 30 June 2015 but before 4 pm on 30 June 2016 (other than a retro-paid loss premium policy)—the amount calculated in accordance with the relevant insurance premiums order that applies to the policy concerned, and
(a2)  in relation to an injury year related to, or a period of insurance for, a policy issued or renewed so as to take effect on or after 4 pm on 30 June 2016—the amount calculated in accordance with the Workers Compensation Market Practice and Premiums Guidelines, and
(b)  in relation to an injury year related to, or a period of insurance for, a retro-paid loss premium policy—the total of the following costs:
(i)  the total of the costs of each individual claim of which the insurer has notice at the time of each adjustment date concerned, being a claim made against a particular employer with respect to an injury received (or that is deemed by the 1987 Act or the former Act to have been received) during the period of insurance, but not including any claim under section 10 (Journey claims) or section 11 (Recess claims) of the 1987 Act,
(ii)  the total of the costs of payment of provisional weekly payments of compensation and provisional payment of medical expenses compensation, if any, under Part 3 of Chapter 7 of the 1998 Act by the insurer, being payments of compensation on the basis of provisional acceptance of liability to a worker employed by a particular employer with respect to an injury received (or that is deemed by the 1987 Act to have been received) during the period of insurance,
but, in any case where a single event leads to 3 or more individual claims, the total costs of all those claims in relation to that event are not to exceed the amount that is twice the relevant large claim limit for the policy (as determined in accordance with clause 154 (5)–(7) or the relevant insurance premiums order (as appropriate)).
(2)  Despite subclause (1), cost of claims, in relation to a policy issued or renewed so as to take effect before 4 pm on 30 June 1995, has the meaning given to it by clause 135 of the Workers Compensation Regulation 2003 before its substitution by the Workers Compensation Amendment (Retro-Paid Loss Premium Method) Regulation 2009.