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Name: Employees Compensation Assistance (Amendment) Ordinance, 2002 (No. 16 of 2002).
Country: China - Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
Subject(s): Employment accident and occupational disease benefit
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2002-06-27
Entry into force:
Published on: Hong Kong SAR Gazette, Legal Supplement No. 1, 2002-06-28, Vol. 6, No. 26, pp. A1573-A1629
ISN: CHN-2002-R-62132
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=62132&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Hong Kong SAR Gazette, Legal Supplement No. 1, 2002-06-28, Vol. 6, No. 26, pp. A1573-A1629
Abstract/Citation: Revises scheme providing for protection of entitlement of employees and others to compensation for employment-related injury. Provides for relief payments to eligible persons in relation to damages for employment-related injury. Increases membership of Board. Revises procedures for filing of applications which may affect Fund. Requires Board to be notified of proceedings which may affect Fund. Empowers Board to take part in legal proceedings in order to protect Fund. Reduces amount of interest payable on payments from Fund. Requires employers who have failed to take out relevant policies of insurance to pay surcharge to Board.
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