OHS Act

Published Date: October 01, 2013
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Section 21 Time of medical examination

(1) A medical examination carried out under section 20 shall, when practicable, be performed during the normal hours of employment of the worker being examined.

(2) When a worker examined under section 20

(a) is examined during the worker’s normal hours of employment, or

(b) spends time in going to or returning from that examination during the worker’s normal hours of employment,

the employer of that worker shall not deduct from that worker any wages, salary or other remuneration or benefits that that worker would have received for working during those normal hours of employment that were spent by that worker in being examined or going to or returning from that examination.