Workers Compensation Legislation Amendment Act 2018 No 62



An Act to amend the Workers Compensation Act 1987 and other Acts with respect to the reform of the NSW workers compensation scheme.
1   Name of Act
This Act is the Workers Compensation Legislation Amendment Act 2018.
2   Commencement
(1)  This Act commences on a day or days to be appointed by proclamation, except as provided by subsections (2) and (3).
(2)  Schedule 5 (Amendments relating to indexation) commences on 1 December 2018.
(3)  The following provisions of this Act commence on the date of assent—
(a)  Schedule 4 (Amendments relating to information sharing) (except Schedule 4 [1] and [2], to the extent that it inserts section 40D into the Workplace Injury Management and Workers Compensation Act 1998),
(b)  Schedule 6 (Amendments relating to motor accidents scheme),
(c)  Schedule 7.1,
(d)  Schedule 8 (Amendments relating to savings and transitional provisions).
Schedule 1 Amendments relating to dispute resolution
1.1, 1.2
  (Repealed)
[1]   Clause 38 Notice of dispute about liability
Omit “section 74” from clause 38 (1). Insert instead “section 78”.
[2]   Clause 38 (1) (g)
Omit “or from any”.
Insert instead “, from the Independent Review Officer or from any other”.
[3]   Clause 38 (1), note
Omit ‘Section 74” and “indicating”.
Insert instead “Section 79” and “identifying”, respectively.
[4]   Clause 38 (2)
Omit the subclause.
[5]–[8]   (Repealed)
sch 1: Am 1987 No 15, sec 30C.
schs 2–8: Rep 1987 No 15, sec 30C.
Schedules 2–8 (Repealed)