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Workmen's Compensation Act, 1923

[Act No. 6 of Year 1974]

Contents
Sections Particulars
Chapter I Preliminary
1 Short title extend and commencement
2 Definitions In this Act unless there is anything repugnant in the subject or context
Chapter II Workmen's Compensation
3 Employer's liability for compensation
4 Amount of compensation
4A Compensation to be paid when due and penalty for default
5 Method of calculating wages
6 Review Any half-monthly payment payable under this Act
7 Commutation of half-monthly payments
8 Distribution of compensation
9 Compensation not to be assigned attached or charged
10 Notice and claim
10A Power to require from employers statements regarding fatal accident
10B Reports of fatal accidents and serious bodily injuries
11 Medical examination
12 Contracting
13 Remedies of employer against stranger
14 Insolvency of employer
14A Compensation to be first charge on assets transferred by employer
15 Special provisions relating to master and seamen
15A Special provisions relating to captains and other members of crew of aircraft
15B Special provisions relating to workmen aboard of companies and motor vehicles
16 Returns as to compensation
17 Contracting out Any contract or agreement
18 Proof of age [Repealed by the Workmen's Compensation (Amendment) Act 1959, (8 of 1959)]
18A Penalties
Chapter III Commissioners
19 Reference of Commissioners
20 Appointment of Commissioners
21 Venue of proceedings and transfer
22 Form of application
22A Power of Commissioner to require further deposit in cases of fatal accident
23 Powers and procedure of Commissioners
24 Appearance of parties
25 Method of recording evidence
26 Costs
27 Power of submit cases
28 Registration of agreements
29 Effect of failure to register agreement
30 Appeals
30A Withholding of certain payments pending decision of appeal
31 Recovery
Chapter IV Rules
32 Power of the State Government to make rules
33 Power of Local Government to make rules [Repealed by the A.O. 1937]
34 Publication of rules
35 Rules to give effect to arrangements with other countries for the transfer of money paid as compensation
36 Rules made by Central Government to be laid before Parliament
Schedule Schedule I
  Schedule II
  Schedule III


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