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Workers Compensation Commission Rules 2011
Current version for 1 January 2020 to date (accessed 31 March 2020 at 10:18)
Part 8 Rule 8.1
8.1   Service of documents by or on Commission and lodging of documents
(1)  All documents required or permitted to be lodged in or with, or issued by, the Commission must be lodged at, or issued from, the registry.
(2)  Subject to subrule (3), all documents are to be lodged with, or issued or served by, the Commission using the ECM system.
(3)  The Registrar may direct that a document, or documents of a class, can or cannot be lodged with or served on the Commission—
(a)  by hand, by delivering it to the Commission at the registry, or
(b)  by post, by sending it by prepaid post to the postal address set out in or varied under rule 2.2, or
(c)  by DX, by leaving it in the DX box set out in or varied under rule 2.2 or in another DX box for transmission to that DX box, or
(d)  by fax, by faxing it to the fax number set out in or varied under rule 2.2 and receiving notification on the sending facsimile machine of a successful transmission, or
(e)  by email, by sending the document or correspondence to the email address set out in or varied under rule 2.2.
(4)  A document that is lodged with or served on the Commission and correspondence directed to the Commission by ECM system or email is received by the Commission at the time of entering the information system at the Commission but if that time is after 5.00pm New South Wales standard time or New South Wales summer time on any day it is taken to have been received on the next day that is not a Saturday, Sunday or public holiday.
(5)  A document lodged with or served on the Commission and correspondence directed to the Commission is received by the Commission—
(a)  if by hand, on the day of delivery, or
(b)  if by post or DX, on the day of receipt at the registry, or
(c)  if by fax, on the day of transmission (subject to receipt on the sending facsimile transmission machine of notification of a successful transmission),
provided the document or correspondence is received by 4:30pm New South Wales standard time or New South Wales summer time on any day. If the document or correspondence is received after 4:30pm on any day, or is received on a Saturday, Sunday or public holiday, it is received on the next day that is not a Saturday, Sunday or public holiday.
(6)  A document that is served by the Commission and correspondence forwarded by the Commission by ECM system or email is received at the time of entering the information system of the addressee, but if that time is after 5.00pm New South Wales standard time or New South Wales summer time on any day it is taken to have been received on the next day that is not a Saturday, Sunday or public holiday.
(7)  A document served by the Commission and correspondence forwarded by the Commission is received—
(a)  if by hand, on the day of delivery,
(b)  if by post, on the seventh business day after the day of sending by prepaid post,
(c)  if by DX, on the day following the day of leaving in the DX box of the person to whom it was addressed or in another DX box for transmission to that DX box, or
(d)  if by fax, on the day of transmission (subject to receipt on the sending facsimile transmission machine of notification of a successful transmission),
provided the document or correspondence is received by 4:30pm New South Wales standard time or New South Wales summer time on any day. If the document or correspondence is received after 4:30pm on any day, or is received on a Saturday, Sunday or public holiday, it is received on the next day that is not a Saturday, Sunday or public holiday.
(8)  This rule applies subject to the Service and Execution of Process Act 1992 or any order or direction issued by the Commission or Registrar.