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SAFETY, REHABILITATION AND COMPENSATION ACT 1988 - SECT 91

Money of Comcare

             (1)  There is payable to Comcare such money as is appropriated by the Parliament otherwise than under section 90D of this Act or section 8 of the Asbestos-related Claims (Management of Commonwealth Liabilities) Act 2005 for the purposes of Comcare.

             (2)  The Finance Minister may give directions as to the amounts in which, and the times at which, money referred to in section 90B or 90C or subsection (1) is to be paid to Comcare.

             (3)  The money of Comcare must be applied only:

                     (a)  in payment or discharge of the expenses, charges, obligations and liabilities incurred or undertaken by Comcare in the performance of its functions and the exercise of its powers under all or any of the following Acts:

                              (i)  this Act;

                             (ii)  the Occupational Health and Safety Act 1991 ;

                            (iii)  the Work Health and Safety Act 2011 ;

                            (iv)  the Work Health and Safety (Transitional and Consequential Provisions) Act 2011 ;

                             (v)  the Asbestos-related Claims (Management of Commonwealth Liabilities) Act 2005 ;

                            (vi)  the Parliamentary Entitlements Act 1990 ; and

                     (b)  in payment of remuneration and allowances payable under this Act; and

                     (c)  in making any other payments required or permitted to be made by Comcare.

             (4)  Subsection (3) does not prevent investment, under section 59 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 , of money that is not immediately required for the purposes of Comcare.



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