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SAFETY, REHABILITATION AND COMPENSATION ACT 1988 - SECT 14

Compensation for injuries

             (1)  Subject to this Part, Comcare is liable to pay compensation in accordance with this Act in respect of an injury suffered by an employee if the injury results in death, incapacity for work, or impairment.

             (2)  Compensation is not payable in respect of an injury that is intentionally self-inflicted.

             (3)  Compensation is not payable in respect of an injury that is caused by the serious and wilful misconduct of the employee but is not intentionally self-inflicted, unless the injury results in death, or serious and permanent impairment.



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