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Name: National Insurance (Employment Injury Benefits) Regulations, 1997 (SRO 6 of 1997).
Country: Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Subject(s): Employment accident and occupational disease benefit
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 1997-03-03
Entry into force:
Published on: Statutory Rules and Orders, 1997-03-04, No. 6, 28 p.
ISN: VCT-1997-R-48232
Bibliography: Statutory Rules and Orders, 1997-03-04, No. 6, 28 p.
Regulations on-line Regulations on-line ILO Database of Caribbean Labour Legislation PDF PDF (consulted on 2009-03-03)
Regulations on-line Regulations on-line National Insurance Services, St. Vincent and the Grenadines PDF of Regulations as amended to SRO 21 of 2005 PDF of Regulations as amended to SRO 21 of 2005 (consulted on 2017-10-15)
Abstract/Citation: PART I - PRELIMINARY
1. Citation
2. Interpretation
PART II - INJURY BENEFIT
3. Entitlement to and rate of Injury Benefit
4. Eligibility for Benefit
5. Claim for Injury Benefit
6. Duration of Injury Benefit
PART III - DISABLEMENT BENEFIT
7. Entitlement to and duration of benefit
8. Rate of disablement benefit
9. Increase for constant attendance
10. Assessment of extent of disablement
11. Successive accidents
PART IV - DEATH EXPENSES
12. Prescribed medical expenses
13. Payment of medical expenses during absence from State Medical expenses incurred outside State
14. Direct payment for medical expenses by Board
15. Refund of medical expenses to insured person.
PART V -DEATH BENEFIT
17. Meaning of "widow" and "widower"
18. Entitlement to death benefit
19. Registration of person as beneficiary.
20. Determination of weekly rate of death benefit
PART VI - FUNERAL GRANT
21. Entitlement to funeral grant
PART VII - APPLICATION TO CERTAIN OCCUPATIONAL DISEASES
22. Application to occupational diseases
23. Reference to single medical practitioner
PART VIII - MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS
24. Entitlement to more than one benefit
25. Refund of benefit improperly paid
26. Credited contributions
27. Persons absent abroad
28. Persons undergoing imprisonment or detention in legal custody
First Schedule: Rates of benefit
Second Schedule: Prescribed degrees of disablement
Third Schedule: Occupational diseases
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