Workers' Compensation Legislation Amendment Bill 2005
|Long Title||The purposes of this Bill is to: Restore the ability for working directors to be covered by the statutory scheme and more directly and clearly address the issue of legal uncertainty created by past Court decisions; Address the practice of some employers in certain industries requiring workers to form companies and undertake work as directors, as a condition of obtaining work; Entitle dependants of workers who die as a result of an injury sustained between 1 July 2005 and 14 November 2005 access to the higher benefit of $200,000 provided for in the Workers' Compensation Reform Act 2004 (the Reform Act), due to the deferral in the proclamation of the Reform Act from 12 July 2005 to 14 November 2005; and|
Make minor technical and drafting amendments to the Reform Act and the Workers' Compensation and Injury Management Act 1981(the Principal Act).
|Status||Assented to 09/27/2005|
Royal Assent given 27 Sep 2005 as Act No. 16 of 2005. For details refer to the Commencement Clause of the Bill (see also Assent and Commencement information for Acts)
|Previous Versions of this Bill|