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Asbestos-Related Diseases (Occupational Exposure) Compensation Act 2011 (No. 29 of 2011)
Requested:  19 Apr 2014
Consolidated as at:  21 Feb 2012

54. Opinion of medical practitioner to whom medical question referred

      (1) A medical practitioner to whom a medical question is referred by a medical panel or the Commissioner may provide to the medical panel or the Commissioner, respectively, the practitioner's opinion in relation to the medical question.

      (2) If the Commissioner receives, from a medical practitioner to whom the Commissioner referred a medical question, the opinion of the practitioner in relation to the question, the Commissioner may refer the question to a medical panel under section 47(3).

      (3) A medical panel may, in making a determination under this Act, have regard to the opinion of a medical practitioner who is not a member of the panel.



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