Peter Sutherland, John Oman Ballard, Allan Anforth
Published September 25, 2014
Reference - 950 Pages
ISBN 9781862879522 - CAT# Y176957
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The 10th edition of this well known reference book provides the full text of the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act as at 1 April 2014, together with comprehensive annotations, organised on a section-by-section basis, covering all significant decisions of the High Court, the Federal Court and the Administrative Appeals Tribunal on the Act.
The book has up-to-date discussion of recent litigation concerning the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act, including "reasonable administrative action taken in a reasonable manner", liability for injuries in the course of employment (Comcare v PVYW  HCA 41), and construction of the approved Guide. It also includes a list of all legislative instruments published in the Gazette or entered in the Register of Legislative Instruments, and consideration of military compensation arrangements under the Act where the date of injury was before 1 July 2004.
Canberra barrister Allan Anforth has contributed an expanded Practitionerâ€™s Guide aimed at claimants under the Act and their advocates.
Table of Provisions
Part I Preliminary
Part II Compensation
Part III Rehabilitation
Part IV Liabilities Arising Apart From This Act
Part V Claims For Compensation
Part VI Reconsideration and Review of Determinations
Part VII Administration and Finance
Part VIII Licences to Enable Commonwealth Authorities and Certain Corporations to Accept Liabillity for, and/or Manage, Claims
Part IX Miscellaneous
Part X Transitional Provisions
Part XI Operation of This Act in Relation to Certain Defence-Related Injuries and Deaths etc.