Publication of Arbitration Practice Note
Pursuant to s 294(4) of the Workers’ Compensation and Injury Management Act 1981, the Registrar of the Workers’ Compensation Arbitration Service has the power to issue arbitration practice notes. The purpose of issuing practice notes is part of the WCAS’s continuing efforts to improve the efficiency, consistency and functioning of the Service.
The Registrar has issued a new Practice Note today, which will take effect immediately. This Practice Note sets out the expectations of the Arbitration Service in relation to correspondence received and outline how the Registrar and Arbitrators will treat correspondence.
All Practice Notes and the Standard Orders will be found here.