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Workers Compensation Regulation 2010
Repealed version for 30 June 2016 to 31 August 2016 (accessed 21 September 2017 at 04:17)
Part 9 Clause 52
52   Restrictions on recovery of cost of medical reports
(1)  A party to proceedings on a claim is not entitled to be paid for or recover the cost of a medical report in connection with the claim unless:
(a)  the report has been admitted into those proceedings on behalf of the party, or
(b)  the report has been disclosed to an approved medical specialist.
(2)  A party to a claim where no proceedings have been taken is not entitled to be paid for or recover the cost of a medical report in connection with the claim unless the report has been served on another party, and:
(a)  the report would be admissible in proceedings on behalf of the party, or
(b)  the report could be disclosed to an approved medical specialist.
(3)  In this clause:
(a)  a reference to a claim includes a reference to an initial notification of injury (as defined in Part 3 of Chapter 7 of the 1998 Act), and
(b)  a reference to proceedings on a claim includes a reference to proceedings in respect of the payment of provisional weekly payments of compensation under the 1998 Act.
(4)  In this clause:
approved medical specialist has the same meaning as in section 319 of the 1998 Act.