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Workers' Compensation and Rehabilitation Regulation 2014

The Workers' Compensation and Rehabilitation Regulation 2014 (the Regulation) sets out the legal requirements for the workers' compensation scheme defined under the Workers' Compensation and Rehabilitation Act 2003 (the Act) for:

  • insurance
  • compensation
  • rehabilitation
  • damages
  • costs.


Parts 2 and 3 of the Regulation detail provisions for employer insurance and the calculation of liability for self insurers.


Part 4 of the Regulation 2014 details provisions for compensation including:

  • calculations
  • applications and other procedures
  • entitlement for permanent injuries

More information on how to claim workers' compensation.


Part 5 of the Regulation 2014 details provisions for rehabilitation including:

  • rehabilitation
  • Return To Work Coordinators
  • guidelines for standard for rehabilitation


Parts 6 and 7 of the Regulation 2014 detail provisions for damages including the particulars required when making a notice of claim for damages, and for cases where the claimant alleges an urgent need to start proceedings.


Part 8 of the Regulation 2014 details provisions for costs of proceedings before an industrial magistrate and claims for damages.

Last updated
11 January 2019

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