Comparison: Accident Compensation Act 1985 and Workplace Injury Rehabilitation and Compensation Bill 2013

Where to find provisions of the Accident Compensation (AC) Act 1985 in the Workplace Injury Rehabilitation and Compensation (WIRC) Bill 2013.
Last updated

Sep 2013

Reading level

difficult

File Type and Size

PDF, 906.95 kB

Document Length

13 pages

What it contains

The WIRC Bill recasts the AC Act and the Accident Compensation (WorkCover Insurance) Act 1993 into a single Act that is simpler and easier to use. The document is a table to show where the provisions of AC Act can be found in the WIRC Bill.

The first column of the table lists the provisions of the AC Act, the second column lists the equivalent provision in the WIRC Bill and the third column includes notes about the provision. It covers:

  • preliminary
  • the Victorian WorkCover Authority
  • dispute resolution
  • payment of compensation
  • self-insurers
  • repealed
  • non-WorkCover employers
  • prohibited conduct relating to touting for claims
  • return to WorkSafe Victoria general
  • savings and transitional provisions – amending Acts
  • uninsured employers and indemnity scheme
  • schedules