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Name: Workers' Compensation Act (No. 10 of 1999).
Country: Zambia
Subject(s): Employment accident and occupational disease benefit
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1999-10-08
Entry into force:
Published on: Separate copy, 82 p. (DOC.NORMES)
ISN: ZMB-1999-L-66769
Bibliography: Separate copy, 82 p. (DOC.NORMES)
Printed Separately, 2019, International Labour Organization PDF PDF (DOC.NORMES)
Abstract/Citation: Comprehensive legislation on compensation of workers for disabilities suffered or diseases contracted during the course of employment. Divided into 12 parts. Part 1 (s. 1-5) contains preliminary provisions. Part 2 (s. 6-9) regulates application of act. Part 3 (s. 10-27) establishes Workers' Compensation Fund Control Board. Part 4 (s. 28-50) provides for medical examinations and certificates of fitness. Part 5 (s. 51-64) regulates right to compensation. Part 6 (s. 66-86) deals with liability for compensation and amount of compensation. Part 7 (s. 87-98) regulates procedure for obtaining compensation. Part 8 (s. 99-103) provides for medical aid. Part 9 (s. 104-109) establishes Compensation Fund. Part 10 (s. 110-116) regulates assessment. Part 11 (s. 117-133) establishes Workers' Compensation Tribunal. Part 12 (s. 134-153) contains miscellaneous provisions. Repeals Workers' Compensation Act and Pneumoconiosis Act.
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