Diagnosis and assessment of noise-induced deafness
(1) Where a claimant undergoes a medical examination by a designated medical practitioner arranged under section 16, the designated medical practitioner shall-
(a) diagnose whether the claimant is suffering from noise-induced deafness; and
(b) (where noise-induced deafness is diagnosed) assess the noise-induced deafness suffered by the claimant,
and shall include the diagnosis, and assessment if any, in the report under section 16(2).
(2) Where the designated medical practitioner performing a medical examination arranged under section 16 is uncertain of-
(a) the cause of the claimant's deafness; or
(b) the degree of the claimant's noise-induced deafness,
he shall report the matter in the report under section 16(2).