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Relevant legislative provisions

Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation Act 2003

Rehabilitation

Section 40

Meaning of rehabilitation

Section 41

Meaning of rehabilitation and return to work coordinator

Section 42

Meaning of suitable duties

Section 43

Meaning of workplace rehabilitation

Section 44

Meaning of workplace rehabilitation policy and procedures

Section 45

Meaning of accredited workplace

Responsibility for rehabilitation

Section 220

Insurer’s responsibility for worker’s rehabilitation

Section 226

Employer’s obligation to appoint rehabilitation and return to work coordinator

Section 227

Employer’s obligation to have workplace rehabilitation policy and procedures

Section 228

Employer’s obligation to assist or provide rehabilitation

– Note: also refer to section 116 of the Workers Compensation and Rehabilitation Regulation 2014 for information on the standard of rehabilitation (see table below)

Section 229

Employer’s failure in relation to rehabilitation

Section 231

Worker must mitigate loss

Section 232

Worker must participate in rehabilitation

Part 6

Protection for injured workers

Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation Regulation 2014

Rehabilitation and return to work coordinators

Section 114

Functions of rehabilitation and return to work coordinator

Section 115

Criteria for employer to appoint rehabilitations and return to work coordinator

Guidelines for standard for rehabilitation

Section 116

Standard for rehabilitation – Act, section 228(2)

Section 117

Availability of guidelines

Last updated
14 June 2019

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