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  1. Dominica - Employment accident and occupational disease benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Social Security (Employment Injury and Occupational Diseases Appointed Day) Order, 1985 (S.R.O. 3 of 1985)

    Adoption: 1985-01-08 | DMA-1985-R-55253

    Establishes 1 January 1985 as the appointed day for the coming into force of the provisions of Section 28 of the Social Security Act, 1985.

  2. Dominica - Employment accident and occupational disease benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Accidents and Occupational Diseases (Notification) Act, Chap. 89:51 (Act No. 29 of 1952) (Cap. 108 of 1961). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 1952-02-11 | DMA-1952-R-55299

    Provides for the notification of accidents and occupational diseases. Establishes the processes of the notification of accidents. Grants the administrator in Council with the power to extend dangerous occurrences provisions to notification of accidents. Provides for inquests in cases of death by accident. Grants the Administrator the power to direct formal investigation of accidents and cases of occupational diseases. Sets penalties for offences. Applies the act ot public servants. Grants the Administrator with the power to make regulations for the purposes of carrying out the act. The Schedule provides Forms for use with the act.

  3. Dominica - Employment accident and occupational disease benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Workmen's Compensation (Appeals) Rules (S.R.O. L.I. 12/1938)

    Adoption: 1938-05-14 | DMA-1938-R-55265

    Establishes procedures on appeals concerning decisions on employment accident benefits. Regulates applications to Supreme Court judges or to the Court of appeal for leave to appeal. Provides for notices of appeal. Governs the recording of proceedings. Makes explicit the documents to accompany notices of appeal.

  4. Dominica - Employment accident and occupational disease benefit - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Workmen's Compensation Rules, Cap.122

    Adoption: 1938-05-14 | DMA-1938-M-69471

    Made under the Workmen's Compensation Ordinance. Sets forth the procedures to be followed by workmen when applying for compensation for injuries suffered in the course of their employment.

  5. Dominica - Employment accident and occupational disease benefit - Law, Act

    Workmen's Compensation Ordinance, 1938 (Cap. 122)

    Adoption: 1938-03-01 | DMA-1938-L-55293

    Provides for the payment of compensation to workers for injuries suffered in the course of their employment. Establishes an employer's liability to pay compensation for injuries which result in disablement of a worker for more than three days and were not the result of that worker's misconduct. Establishes an employer's liability to pay compensation for diseases only in respect to diseases solely and directly attributable to injury arising through the course of employment. Sets the amount of compensation for death, permanent total disablement, the various states of partial disablement and temporary disablement. Regulates the method of calculating wages. Provides for the payment and distribution of compensation and for deductions for costs. Legislates that compensation is not to be assigned, attached or charged. Governs medical examinations. Provides for remedies against third parties. Regulates cases of the bankruptcy of an employer in connection with the payment of compensation. Governs the appointment of commissioners to hear cases and appeals. Estalbishes proceedings. Provides for the registration of orders and agreements and their enforcement. Establishes rules concerning the transfer of funds.


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