New Practice Note

June 27, 2017

A new practice note, Referral of medical questions to a Medical Panel was published on 21 June 2017.

This Practice Note specifies the procedure for applications to refer medical questions to a medical panel pursuant to s335(2)(d) of the Workplace Injury Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2013 (“the WIRC Act”) or s134AB(16)(b) of the Accident Compensation Act 1985 (“the AC Act”) and s274 of the WIRC Act. This revised Practice Note alters the date by which the court must be notified of a party’s intention to request that a medical question be referred to a Medical Panel. 

The practice note can be found here.