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Compensation Practices and Quality Practice Directives Rescinded/Amended

No. Title Rescinded/Replaced
1.

Wage Loss Benefits for Teachers during Summer
(November 6, 1995)

Rescinded May 1, 2002
3. Modified Employment and Timely Return to Work
(November 23, 1995)
Rescinded Jan. 1, 2005
4. Decisional Milestones - Claims Department
(January 4, 1996)
Rescinded (date unknown)
5.

Reviews by Managers
(January 10, 1996)

Rescinded Mar. 3, 2003
6.

Provisional Rates
(March 25, 1996)

Replaced by #30 on Feb. 25, 2002
7.

Exclusion of Certain Claims Costs from Experience Rating Calculations
(June 1996)

Replaced by BPIS#8 on Jul. 4, 2005
8. Disclosure of Personal Information
(August 27, 1996)
Amended Mar. 3, 2003
9. Criminal Injury Compensation Act
(September 23, 1996)
Rescinded Mar. 3, 2003
10. Treatment Prior to Entitlement Determination
(January 24, 1997)
Rescinded (date unknown)
11. Section 10(8) Transfer of Costs
(February 24, 1997)
Rescinded Mar. 8, 2006
11. Section 10(8) Transfer of Costs
(March 3, 2003)
Rescinded Mar. 8, 2006
12. Claims Management and the Continuum of Care
(June 16, 1997)
Rescinded by PD#23 on May 16, 2000
13.

Medical Advisor and Nurse Advisor Referrals
(November 25, 1997)

Rescinded (date unknown)
14.

Suicide Threat Code
(November 28, 1997)

Rescinded on Oct. 16, 2006
16.

Section 39(1)(e) - Relief of Costs
(August 4, 1998)

Rescinded on Jun. 2, 2008
17.

Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy
(August 25, 1998)

Rescinded Aug. 17, 2007
18.

Continuity of Income (Code R) Benefits
(August 25, 1998)

Amended Mar. 3, 2003
21. E-File Guidelines Update
(February 12, 1999)
Replaced by PD#27 on Jun. 5, 2001
22. Principals' Earnings Information
(February 2000)
Updated Mar. 18, 2005
22. Principals' Earnings Information
(March 18, 2005)
Updated Mar. 8, 2006
22. Principals' Earnings Information
(March 8, 2006)
Rescinded Jan. 1, 2008
23. Claims Management and Board-Sponsored Rehabilitation
(May 16, 2000)
Rescinded May 29, 2008
24. Physician’s Progress Report - Form 11
(May 10, 2000)
Rescinded Mar. 8, 2006
25. Coverage and Compensation for Self-employed Persons
(June 30, 2002)
Updated Mar. 8, 2006
25. Coverage and Compensation for Self-employed Persons
(March 8, 2006)
Amended Aug. 1, 2006
28. Interest on Retroactive Wage Loss and Permanent Disability Lump-Sum Benefits
(November 1, 2001)
Amended Mar. 3, 2003
28. Interest on Retroactive Wage Loss and Permanent Disability Lump-Sum Benefits
(March 3, 2003)
Updated Mar. 1, 2006
29. Section 39(1)(e) - Relief of Costs
(December 21, 2001)
Rescinded Mar. 8, 2006
30. Provisional Rates
(February 19, 2002)
Amended Mar. 3, 2003
31. Overview of Amendments to the Workers Compensation Act and Amendments to Board Policies
(June 30, 2002)
Amended Mar. 3, 2003
31. Overview of Amendments to the Workers Compensation Act and Amendments to Board Policies
(March 3, 2003)
Rescinded Mar. 8, 2006
33. Average Earnings - Initial and Long-term Wage Rates
(June 30, 2002)
Amended Jul. 16, 2002
33. Average Earnings - Initial and Long-term Wage Rates
(July 16, 2002)
Amended and split into 33A & 33C
33. Average Earnings - Initial and Long-term Wage Rates
(October 31, 2003)
Split into PD#33A & PD#33C
33A. Initial and Long-Term Average Earnings
(October 31, 2003)
Updated Mar. 31, 2005
33A. Initial and Long-Term Average Earnings and Appendix
(March 31, 2005)
Updated Apr. 14, 2005
33A. Initial and Long-Term Average Earnings
(April 14, 2005)
Updated Oct. 1, 2005
33A. Initial and Long-Term Average Earnings
(October 1, 2005)
Amended Jan. 1, 2006
33A. Initial and Long-Term Average Earnings
(August 1, 2006)
Amended Aug. 1, 2006
33A. Initial and Long-Term Average Earnings
(March 18, 2003)
Amended May 1, 2008
33B. Casual Workers
(March 18, 2003)
Replaced by BPIS#13 Jan. 1, 2006
33C.

Long Term Average Earnings s.33.4 Exceptional Circumstances
(October, 2003)

Replaced by BPIS#21 May 1, 2008
33C. Appendix to PD#33C Replaced by BPIS#21 May 1, 2008
34. Actual Loss Payments
(March 3, 2003)
Rescinded Aug. 17, 2006
35. Employment Insurance Payments
(June 30, 2002)
Replaced by BPIS#3 Feb. 1, 2005
38. Effective Dates, Recurrences and Transition Rules
(June 30, 2002)
Amended Aug. 13, 2002
38. Effective Dates, Recurrences and Transition Rules
(August 13, 2002)
Replaced by PD#s 38A & 38B on Oct. 16, 2002
38A. Effective Dates and Transition Rules
(October 16, 2002)
Amended Apr. 1, 2003
38A. Effective Dates and Transition Rules
(April 1, 2003)
Amended Sep. 25, 2006
38A. Effective Dates and Transition Rules
(September 25, 2006)
Amended Feb. 27, 2007
38B. Recurrences
(October 16, 2002)
Amended Mar. 3, 2003
38B. Reopenings and Recurrences - Bill 63
(March 3, 2003)
Amended Jul. 18, 2003
38B. Reopenings and Recurrences - Bill 63
(July 18, 2003)
Replaced by BPIS#6 on Mar. 31, 2005
39. Mental Stress
(June 30, 2002)
Amended Mar. 3, 2003
39. Mental Stress
(March 3, 2003)
Amended Apr. 22, 2003
39. Mental Stress
(April 22, 2003)
Amended Dec. 31, 2003
39. Mental Stress
(December 31, 2003)
Amended Feb. 1, 2004
39. Mental Stress
(February 1, 2004)
Amended Feb. 27, 2004
39. Mental Stress
(February 27, 2004)
Replaced by BPIS #15 on Jul. 10, 2006
39. Mental Stress
(July 10, 2006)
Replaced by PD#C3-3 Oct. 13, 2010
40. Obligation to Provide Information
(June 30, 2002)
Amended Aug. 1, 2002
41. Duration of Benefits - Age 65
(June 30, 2002)
Amended Oct. 21, 2002
41. Duration of Benefits - Age 65
(October 21, 2002)
Amended May 14, 2003
42. Appeals
(June 30, 2002)
Rescinded Mar. 3, 2003
43. Relief of Costs
(September 28, 2002)
Amended Jul. 1, 2003
43. Relief of Costs
(July 1, 2003)
Rescinded Mar. 8, 2006
44. Overview of Changes to Permanent Disability Awards
(July 16, 2002)
Rescinded Mar. 8, 2006
45. Permanent Partial Disability Benefits-Section 23(1)
(July 16, 2002)

Amended Mar. 3, 2003

46. Permanent Disability Benefits-Section 23(3)
(July 16, 2002)

Amended Mar. 3, 2003

46. Permanent Disability Benefits-Section 23(3)
(March 3, 2003)

Replaced by BPIS#17 Aug. 25, 2006

46. Permanent Disability Benefits-Section 23(3)
(April 29, 2011)

Replaced by PD#C6-2 May 31, 2011

50. Overview of Amendments to Vocational Rehabilitation Services Policy
(November 1, 2002)
Amended Jan. 29, 2003
50. Overview of Amendments to Vocational Rehabilitation Services Policy
(January 29, 2003)
Rescinded Mar. 8, 2006
51. Vocational Rehabilitation - Programs & Services
(November 1, 2002)
Amended Jan. 29, 2003
52. Vocational Rehabilitation - Extent of Service
(November 1, 2002)
Amended Jan. 29, 2003
53. Vocational Rehabilitation - Work Assessments
(November 1, 2002)
Rescinded Jan. 29, 2003
54. Vocational Rehabilitation - Relocation
(November 1, 2002)
Amended Jan. 29, 2003
55. Casual Workers
(November 20, 2002)
Amended Mar. 18, 2003
55. Casual Workers
(March 18, 2003)
Re-numbered 33B
56. Secondary Employment
(June 17, 2003)
Re-numbered 33D
58. Reopenings
(March 3, 2003)
Amended Jul. 1, 2003
58. Reopenings
(July 1, 2003)
Replaced by BPIS#6  Mar. 31, 2005
59. Reconsiderations
(March 3, 2003)
Replaced by BPIS#5 Mar. 31, 2005
60. Binding Nature of Policy
(March 3, 2003)
Amended Apr. 22, 2003
61. Pain and Chronic Pain
(January 1, 2003)
Amended Jan. 1, 2004
61. Chronic Pain
(January 1, 2004)
Replaced by PD#C3-1 Dec. 21, 2010
62. Relief of Costs
(July 1, 2003)
Replaced by BPIS#7 May 12, 2005
63. Authorization of Representative
(December 31, 2003)
Amended Feb. 26, 2004
65. Implementation of Review Division and Workers' Compensation Appeal Tribunal Decisions
(May 1, 2004)
Replaced by BPIS#9 Jul. 4, 2005
66.

Adjudication of Activity-Related Soft Tissue Disorder (“ASTD”) Claims
(June 15, 2004)

Amended Oct. 2, 2006
67.

Relief of Costs: Determining the Amount
(February 1, 2004)

Replaced by BPIS#12 Nov. 2, 2005
BPIS#4. Personal Service Corporations
(March 18, 2005)
Rescinded Oct. 1, 2005
BPIS#17. Permanent Disability Benefits - Section 23(3) (“So Exceptional” Test)
(August 25, 2006)
Replaced by BPIS#22 May 29, 2008
68. Adjudication of Contagious Occupational Diseases without Medical Reports
(August 9, 2005)
Replaced by PD#C4-1 Oct. 27, 2009
69. Suspensions
(March 29, 2006)
Replaced by PD#C5-4 Jun. 24, 2010
70. Permanent Disability Benefits – Section 23(3)
(May 29, 2008)
Replaced by PD#C6-2 Oct. 22, 2008
71. Permanent Disability Benefits – Section 23(3)
(October 22, 2008)
Replaced by PD#C6-2 Jun. 30, 2010
72. Interest
(March 1, 2006)
Replaced by PD#C7-2 May 8, 2009
73. Overpayments
(March 1, 2006)
Replaced by PD#C7-3 Jun. 3, 2010
74. Net System of Compensation
(June 30, 2002)
Replaced by PD#C9-3 May 8, 2009
75. Section 30 Benefits
(June 30, 2002)
Retired May 8, 2009
76. Income Loss Payments
(March 3, 2003)
Replaced by PD#C9-7 May 8, 2009
77. Claims with Opioids Prescribed
(October 9, 2008)
Replaced by PD#C10-1 Feb. 18, 2011
78. Vocational Rehabilitation Programs & Services
(November 1, 2002)
Replaced by PD#C11-2 May 8, 2009
79. E-File Guidelines Update
(June 5, 2001)
Retired May 8, 2009
80. Obligation to Provide Information
(June 30, 2002)
Retired Mar. 29, 2010
81. Authorization for Obtaining and Releasing Personal Information
(December 31, 2003)
Replaced by PD#C12-5 May 8, 2009
82. Surveillance and Other Evidence
(May 2, 2007)
Replaced by PD#C12-7 Mar. 20, 2010
83. Communicating with Workers at Risk for Suicide
(October 28, 2008)
Replaced by PD#C12-8 (Managing Claims of Psychologically Fragile Workers) Mar. 20, 2010
84. Interim Third Party Business Processes
(December 14, 1998)
Replaced by PD#C16-2 Jun. 8, 2009
85. Permanent Disability Benefits – Section 23(3)
(June 30, 2010)
Replaced by PD#C6-2 Apr. 29, 2011
86. Interest
(May 8, 2009)
Replaced by PD#C7-2 Jun. 21, 2011
87. Claims with Opioids, Sedative-Hypnotics or Other Drugs of Addiction Prescribed
(Feb. 18, 2011)

Replaced by PD#C10-1 Jul. 12, 2011

88. Adjudication of Activity-Related Soft Tissue Disorder ("ASTD") Claims
(Oct. 2, 2006)
Replaced by PD#C3-2 Dec. 5, 2011
89. Implementation of Appellate Decisions
(Feb. 25, 2009)
Replaced by PD#C12-6 Dec. 5, 2011
90. Responding to a Risk or Threat of Suicide
(Oct. 24, 2008)
Replaced by PD#C12-9 Dec. 5, 2011
91. Reopenings
(Mar. 31, 2005)
Replaced by PD#C14-3 Apr. 16, 2012
92. Permanent Disability Benefits – Section 23(3) (INTERIM PRACTICE)
(May 31, 2011)
Replaced by PD#C6-2 May 7, 2012
93. Adjudication of Activity-Related Soft Tissue Disorder ("ASTD") Claims
(Dec. 5, 2011)
Replaced by PD#C3-2 May 11, 2012
94. Claims with Opioids, Sedative-Hypnotics or Other Drugs of Addiction Prescribed
(July 12, 2011)
Replaced by PD#C10-1 May 16, 2012
95. Duration of Benefits - Age 65
(May 14, 2003)
Replaced by PD#C5-1 Jun. 1, 2012
96. Mental Stress
(Oct. 13, 2010)
Under review July 1, 2012
97. Employment Insurance Payments
(July 5, 2006)
Replaced by PD#C9-8 July 1, 2012
98. Initial and Long-Term Average Earnings
(May 1, 2008)
Replaced by PD#9-4 July 1, 2012
99. Permanent Disability Benefits – Section 23(3)
(May 7, 2012)
Replaced by PD#C6-2 Aug. 3, 2012
100. Secondary Employment
(June 17, 2003)
Replaced by PD#C9-5
Sep. 7, 2012
101. Implementation of Appellate Decisions
(Dec. 5, 2011)
Replaced by PD#C12-6
Oct. 22, 2012
102. Suspensions
(June 24, 2010)
Replaced by PD#C5-4
Mar. 11, 2013
103. Responding to a Risk or Threat of Suicide
(Dec. 5, 2011)
Replaced by PD#C12-9
Mar. 11, 2013
104. Duration of Benefits - Age 65
(Jun 1, 2012)
Replaced by PD#C5-1
Apr. 4, 2013
105. Part 3 Violations - Guidelines for Claims Staff
(Dec 17, 2001)
Replaced by PD#C12-2
Apr 26, 2013
106. S. 39(1)(e) - Relief of Costs: Eligibility and Application
(Feb. 3, 2006)
Replaced by PD#C17-1
May 3, 2013
107. Overpayments
(April 18, 2008)

Replaced by PD#C7-3
Jun. 1, 2013

108. Mental Disorder Claims (INTERIM PRACTICE)
(Jan. 2, 2013)
Replaced by PD#C3-3
Jun. 21, 2013
109.

Claims with Opioids, Sedative-Hypnotics or Other Drugs of Addiction Prescribed
(Jan. 2, 2013)

Replaced by PD#C10-1
Jun. 28, 2013

110.

Reconsiderations
(Nov. 30, 2007)

Replaced by PD#C14-2 Sep. 30, 2013
111.

Overpayments
(Jun. 1, 2013)

Replaced by PD#C7-3 Oct. 8, 2013
112. Overpayments
(Oct. 8, 2013)
Replaced by PD#C7-3 Dec. 16, 2013
113. Interest
(Jun. 21, 2011)
Replaced by PD#C7-2 Jan. 1, 2014
114. Implementation of Appellate Decisions
(Oct. 22, 2012)
Replaced by PD#C12-6 Jan. 8, 2014
115. Overpayments
(Dec. 16, 2013)
Replaced by PD#C7-3 Jan. 21, 2014
116. Mental Disorder Claims
(Jun. 21, 2013)
Replaced by PD#C3-3 Feb. 18, 2014
117. Overpayments
(Jan. 21, 2014)
Replaced by PD#C7-3 Feb. 18, 2014
118. Composition of Earnings
(Feb. 4, 2008)
Replaced by PD#C9-11 Mar. 12, 2014
119. Selective/Light Employment
(Jan. 25, 2011)
Replaced by PD#C5-5 May 5, 2014
120. Implementation of Appellate Decisions
(Jan. 8, 2014)
Replaced by PD#12-6 June 23, 2014
121. Permanent Disability Benefits - Section 23(3)
(Aug. 3, 2012)
Replaced by PD#6-2 July 18, 2014
122a. Claims with Opioids, Sedative-Hypnotics or Other Drugs of Addiction Prescribed
(Jun. 28, 2013)
Replaced by PD#10-1 Oct. 20, 2014
122b. Claims with Opioids, Sedative-Hypnotics or Other Drugs of Addiction Prescribed
(October 20, 2014)
Replaced by PD#C10-1 Jan. 1, 2015
123. Reopenings
(April 16, 2012)
Replaced by PD#C14-3 Jan. 30, 2015
124. Duration of Benefits - Age 65
(April 4, 2013)
Replaced by PD#C5-1 Jan. 30, 2015
125. Income Loss Payments
(May 8, 2009)

Replaced by PD#C10-2 March 20, 2015

126. Pain and Chronic Pain
(Dec 21,2010)
Replaced by PD#C3-1 May 15, 2015
127. Adjudication of Activity-Related Soft Tissue Disorder ("ASTD") Claims
(May 11, 2012)
Replaced by PD#C4-2 May 22, 2015
128. Vocational Rehabilitation Programs & Services
(May 8, 2009)
Replaced by PD#C11-2 Sept. 1, 2015
129. Vocational Rehabilitation Extent of Service
(Jan. 29, 2003)
Replaced by PD#C11-3 Sept. 1, 2015
130. Implementation of Appellate Decisions
(June 23, 2014)
Replaced by PD#C12-6 Sept. 11, 2015
131. Compensable Consequences - Psychological Conditions
(Feb. 6, 2015)
Replaced by PD#C3-5 Oct. 30, 2015
132. Initial and Long-Term Average Earnings
(July 1, 2012)
Replaced by PD#C9-4 Jan.1, 2016
133. Implementation of Appellate Decisions
(Sept. 11, 2015)
Replaced by PD#C12-6 Jan. 28, 2016
134. Interest
(Jan. 1, 2014)
Retired Feb. 3, 2016
135 Composition of Earnings
(Feb. 4, 2008)
Replaced by PD#C9-11 Mar. 24, 2016
136 Surveillance and Other Evidence
(Mar. 16, 2011)
Replaced by PD#C12-7 Mar. 24, 2016
137 Mental Disorder Claims
(Jan. 2, 2013)
Replaced by PD#C3-3 May 20, 2016
138 Suspensions
(Mar. 11, 2013)
Replaced by PD#C5-4 July 12, 2016
139

Claims with Opioids, Sedative/Hypnotics or Other Prescribed Potentially Addictive Drugs
(Jan 1, 2015)

Replaced by PD#C10-1 Jan. 27, 2017

140 Income Loss Payments
(Mar. 20, 2015)
Replaced by PD#C10-2 Mar. 1, 2017
141 Responding to a Risk or Threat of Suicide
(March 11, 2013)
Replaced by PD#C12-9 June 1, 2017
142 S. 39(1)(e) - Relief of Costs: Evaluation and Determination of the Amount
(Nov. 2, 2005)
Replaced by PD#C17-3 Nov. 8, 2017
143 Activity-Related Soft Tissue Disorder (ASTD) Claims
(May 22, 2015)
Replaced by PD#C4-2 Nov. 21, 2017

Assessment Practice Directives no longer in force

No. Title Rescinded/Replaced
PD#1-1-3A

Real estate salespersons
(March 1, 2003)

Replaced by 1-1-3(B) May 1, 2010
PD#1-1-3B Taxi shift lease operators
(October 1, 2003)
Replaced by 1-1-3(B) May 1, 2010
PD#1-1-3C Foster parents
(October 1, 2003)
Replaced by 1-1-3(B) May 1, 2010
PD#1-1-5A Spouses of proprietors as workers
(October 1, 2003)
Replaced by 1-1-5(A) May 1, 2010
PD#1-1-7A Labour contractor criteria
(May 1, 2005)
Replaced by 1-1-7(A) May 1, 2010
PD#1-2-3A Personal Optional Protection
(January 1, 2005)
Replaced by 1-2-3(A) May 1, 2010
PD#1-3-1A Undertaking in the public interest: admitting volunteer organizations
(October 1, 2003)
Replaced by 1-3-1(A) May 1, 2010
PD#1-4-1(A)

Fishing Industry - Assessing Spawn on Kelp Harvesters
(January 1, 2003)

Rescinded January 1, 2005
PD#1-37-1(A)

Classification Criteria
(May 1, 2003)

Replaced by PD#1-37-1(a) April 1, 2007
PD#1-37-1(A)

Classification Criteria
(April 1, 2007)

Replaced by PD#1-37-1(A) January 1, 2013
PD#1-37-1(B)

Non-Industrial Building Construction
(October 1, 2003)

Rescinded January 1, 2013
PD#1-37-3(A) Change of Classification
(January 24, 2004)
Rescinded October 1, 2009
PD#1-38-1A Section 38 registration of an employer on the initiative of the Board
(March 1, 2003)
Rescinded May 1, 2010
PD#1-38-1B Assignment of account numbers
(May 1, 2003)
Rescinded May 1, 2010
PD#1-38-2A Shareholder earnings - assessment of dividends
(January 1, 2003)
Replaced by 1-38-2(A) May 1, 2010
PD#1-39-2A Payment of interest
(May 1, 2003)
Replaced by 1-39-2(A) May 1, 2010
PD#1-39-2A Payment of interest
(May 1, 2010)
Replaced by 1-39-2(A) January 6, 2011
PD#1-39-2B Delivery of documents
(March 1, 2003)
Rescinded May 1, 2010
PD#1-47-2A Section 47(2)
(January 1, 2004)
Replaced by 1-47-2(A) May 1, 2010
PD#1-88-1A Audit: Examination of books and records, and inquiry
(August 22, 2005)
Replaced by 1-88-1(A) May 1, 2010
PD#1-94.1-1A Employer representatives
(December 31, 2003)
Rescinded May 1, 2010
PD#1-96-1A Reconsideration, review and appeal
(March 3, 2003)
Replaced by 1-96-1(A) May 1, 2010
PD#1-96-1B Suggested format for submissions
(May 1, 2004)
Rescinded May 1, 2010