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THE WAR INJURIES (COMPENSATION INSURANCE) ACT, 1943

(ACT NO. XXIII OF 1943).
  Part No : Chapter No : Section No: [ 2nd September, 1943  
  
     An Act to impose on employers a liability to pay compensation to workmen sustaining war injuries and to provide for the insurance of employers against such liability. 1
 
    WHEREAS it is expedient to impose on employers a liability to pay compensation to workmen sustaining war injuries and to provide for the insurance of employers against such liability;



It is hereby as follows:-
 
CONTENTS
 
SECTIONS
 
1. Short title, extent and commencement
2. Definitions
3. Compensation payable under the Act by whom and how payable
4. Limitation on right to receive compensation otherwise than under this Act and Ordinance VII of 1941
5. Amount of compensation
6. Workmen to whom the Act applies
7. War Injuries Compensation Insurance Scheme
8. Employment of agents by the Government
9. Compulsory insurance
10. Prohibition of certain insurance business
11. War Injuries Compensation Insurance Fund
12. Principals and contractors
13. Power of Government to obtain information
14. Recovery of premium unpaid
15. Payment of compensation where employer has failed to insure
16. Limitation of prosecutions
17. Composition of offences
18. Bar of legal proceedings
19. Power to exempt employers
20. Power to make rules
21. [Omitted.]
SCHEDULE
 
 

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