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This instrument specifies one month as the minimum interval between medical examinations that an employee may be required to attend under subsection 57(6) of the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988.
Administered by: Jobs and Small Business
Registered 14 Mar 2019
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR02-Apr-2019
Tabled Senate02-Apr-2019
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Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation (Specification of Medical Examination Interval) Instrument 2019

I, KELLY O’DWYER, Minister for Jobs and Industrial Relations, make the following instrument.

Dated               7 March 2019                                     

KELLY O’DWYER 

Minister for Jobs and Industrial Relations

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 


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4  Definitions................................................................................................................................ 1

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1  Name    

                   This instrument is the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation (Specification of Medical Examination Interval) Instrument 2019.

2  Commencement

                   This instrument commences on the day after it is registered on the Federal Register of Legislation.

3  Authority

                   This instrument is made under subsection 57(6) of the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988.

4  Definitions

                   In this instrument:

                   Act means the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988.

                   month has the meaning given by the Acts Interpretation Act 1901.

5  Application

                   This instrument applies in relation to an examination that the relevant authority for an employee requires the employee to undergo pursuant to section 57 of the Act after the commencement of this instrument.

6  Specification

             (1)  For the purposes of subsection 57(6) of the Act, an employee shall not be required to undergo an examination by the same legally qualified medical practitioner nominated by the relevant authority under section 57 of the Act more frequently than at one-month intervals.

             (2)  The minimum interval specified in subsection 6(1) of this instrument only applies if the employee undergoes the examination with the legally qualified medical practitioner nominated by the relevant authority.