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SAFETY, REHABILITATION AND COMPENSATION ACT 1988 - SECT 147

References to Comcare etc.

             (1)  For the purposes of applying this Act to defence-related claims and matters arising out of those claims:

                     (a)  Part II applies as if references in that Part to Comcare (except references in section 28 and references covered by paragraph (b)) were references to the MRCC; and

                     (b)  this Act applies as if references in this Act to Comcare, in relation to liability to pay an amount, in relation to a debt being due or in relation to the receipt of an amount, were references to the Commonwealth; and

                     (c)  this Act applies as if another reference in this Act to Comcare (other than in Division 2 of Part III, section 41 or Part VI, VII or VIII) were, unless the contrary intention appears, a reference to the MRCC.

             (2)  In addition, this Act applies to defence-related claims and matters arising out of those claims with the modifications specified in this table:

 

Modifications of this Act

Item

Provision

Modification

1

Paragraph 48(8)(a)

The paragraph does not apply

2

Section 52A

The section does not apply

3

Subsection 111(2)

The reference to a relevant authority has effect as a reference to the Commonwealth

4

Subsections 111(2A), (3) and (4)

The subsections do not apply

5

Sections 112 and 113

References to a relevant authority have effect as references to the Commonwealth

6

Paragraph 114B(1)(c)

The paragraph applies as if it read:

(c) the MRCC is of the opinion that the retired employee may have been paid, or might be paid, amounts of compensation under this Act in excess of the amounts that he or she was entitled to receive because of section 20, 21 or 21A;

7

Paragraph 114B(2)(a)

The paragraph applies as if it read:

(a) stating that the retired employee may receive, or may have received, an overpayment of compensation; and

8

Section 121A

The section does not apply



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