Comparison: Accident Compensation Act 1993 and Workplace Injury Rehabilitation and Compensation Bill 2013

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Published: 01 Sep 2013
 
File type: PDF
 
File size: 197.25 kB
 
Length: 13 pages
 
Reading level: Difficult

What it contains

The Workplace Injury Rehabilitation and Compensation Bill 2013 (WIRC Bill) recasts the Accident Compensation Act 1985 and the Accident Compensation (WorkCover Insurance) (ACWI) Act 1993 into a single Act that is simpler and easier to use. The document is a table to show where the provisions of ACWI Act can be found in the WIRC Bill.

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

  • preliminary
  • Workplace insurance and premiums
  • premium review
  • licensing of WorkCover insurers
  • repealed
  • uninsured employers and indemnity scheme
  • general provisions
  • savings and transitional