Proposed amendments to the Workers’ Compensation (Legal Practitioners and Registered Agents) Costs Determination 2014

The Workers’ Compensation (Legal Practitioners and Registered Agents) Costs Determination 2014 (Costs Determination) governs the awarding of legal costs in the Workers’ Compensation Conciliation and Arbitration Services.  The Costs Determination is made by the Costs Committee established under s269 of the Workers’ Compensation and Injury Management Act 1981 and approved by the Minister for Commerce.

The Costs Committee has proposed amendments to the Costs Determination. A copy of the Costs Determination with the proposed changes marked in red can be found here.

The Costs Committee is inviting comment from interested stakeholders on proposed amendments to the Costs Determination.

Stakeholder submissions will be considered by the Costs Committee before a final recommendation is made to the Minister. The 2015 Costs Determination is expected to be published in the Government Gazette with an effective date of 1 July 2015.

The closing date for submissions is 17 April 2015.

Submissions are confidential and can be made via:

Post or in person:                               Email:

Tom Samuels                                      tom.samuels@workcover.wa.gov.au
Senior Policy Officer
WorkCover WA
2 Bedbrook Pl
Shenton Park  WA  6060

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