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Contents (2011 - 37)
Workers Compensation Regulation 2010
Repealed version for 30 June 2016 to 31 August 2016 (accessed 23 November 2017 at 22:17)
Part 5A
Part 5A Return to work assistance
14   Liability to pay compensation for work assistance
(1)  For the purposes of section 64B of the 1987 Act, a pre-injury employer is not liable to pay compensation for the cost of work assistance provided to assist a worker to return to work with a new employer if:
(a)  the offer of employment with the new employer is an offer of employment for a period of less than 3 months, or
(b)  the offer of employment has not been made in writing.
(2)  The person on whom a claim for compensation under section 64B of the 1987 Act is made must, within 14 days after the claim is made, determine the claim by accepting, or disputing, liability to pay the compensation.
(3)  Words and expressions used in this clause have the same meaning as in section 64B of the 1987 Act.
14A   Liability to pay compensation for education or training
(1)  For the purposes of section 64C of the 1987 Act, an employer is not liable to pay compensation for the cost of education or training provided to assist a worker to return to work if:
(a)  the provision of the education or training is inconsistent with the retraining or employment objectives of the injury management plan established for the worker, or
(b)  the education or training is provided by any person or body other than:
(i)  an NVR registered training organisation within the meaning of the National Vocational Education and Training Regulator Act 2011 of the Commonwealth, or
(ii)  a registered higher education provider within the meaning of the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency Act 2011 of the Commonwealth.
(2)  The person on whom a claim for compensation under section 64C of the 1987 Act is made must, within 21 days after the claim is made, determine the claim by accepting, or disputing, liability to pay the compensation.