.€ The objective of this Act is that in the case of an employment injury compensation be provided to the injured workman and in case of his death to his dependants.

a son or a daughter who has attained the age of 18 years and who is infirm.  € Dependent means any of the following relatives of a deceased workman. . a minor legitimate or adopted son. and legitimate or adopted daughter. namely (i) a widow. or a widowed mother and (ii) if wholly dependent on the earnings of the workman at the time of his death.

an unmarried illegitimate daughter or a daughter legitimate or illegitimate or adopted if married and a minor or if widowed and a minor .€ (iii) if wholly or in part dependent on the earnings of the workman at the time of his death € (a) a widower € (b) a parent other than a widowed mother € (c) a minor illegitimate son.

€ (e) a widowed daughter-in-law. or € (h) a paternal grandparent if no parent of the workman is alive.€ (d) a minor brother or an unmarried sister or a widowed sister if a minor. € (g) a minor child of a pre-deceased daughter where no parent of the child is alive. . € (f) a minor child of a pre-deceased son.

his employer shall be liable to pay compensation in accordance with the provisions are followed .€ If personal injury is caused to a workman by accident arising out of and in the course of his employment.

caused by an accident which is directly attributable to ² € (i) the workman having been at the time thereof under the influence of drink or drugs. € .Provided that the employer shall not be so liable ² € (a) in respect of any injury which does not result in the total or partial disablement of the workman for a period exceeding three days. € (b) in respect of any injury. not resulting in death or permanent total disablement.

The disablement means the loss in the earning capacity of a workman in every employment which he was capable of doing at the time of the accidents. If he dies. his dependents can claim the benefits provided by the Act.€ Any worker employed in any of a wide variety of hazardous occupations who has suffered an injury is eligible for compensation. The injury must disable him for more than 3 days. . totally or partially.

If the compensation is not paid within one month after the date due. a simple interest at 6% per annum on the arrears can be recovered from the employer.To get compensation for an occupational disease. . a workman must have been employed in the specified occupation for a continuous period of at least 6 months.

000.€ 1. . 20. multiplied by the relevant factor or Rs. In case of death: 40% of the monthly wage of the deceased workman. whichever is more.

€ 2. whichever is more. multiplied by the relevant factor: or Rs. In case of total permanent disablement: 50% of the monthly wage. 24. .000.

. In case of partial permanent disablement: The compensation is a percentage of that payable in the case of total permanent disablement.€ 3. The earning capacity is determined by a qualified medical practitioners.

€ 4. In case of (total or partial) temporary disablement" A sum equal to 25% of the monthly wages of the workman shall be paid half-monthly. .

000 to Rs.000 to Rs. 60. 90.€ The minimum rate of compensation is proposed to be raised from 50. .000 for death and from Rs.000 in case of permanent/total disablement. 80.

€ 2.SNO. € Loss of both hands Loss of hand and a foot Amputation of one leg/thigh and loss of other foot Loss of sight and unable to work Very severe disfigurement Absolute deafness 100 100 100 100 100 100 . € 5. € 3. Description of injury Earning capacity Part I % of loss of 1. € 4. € 6.

€ 7. € 9. € 11. € 10. € 12. € 8. Loss of hand or of thumb and four fingers of one hand Loss of thumb Loss of thumb and its metacarpal bone Loss of four fingers of one hand Loss of three fingers of one hand Loss of two fingers of one hand Loss of terminal phalanx of thumb 60 30 40 50 30 20 20 . € 13.

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