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EMPLOYEES COMPENSATION ACT, 1923

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Preliminary

1. Short title, extent, and commencement
2. Definitions

Employees Compensation

3. Employers liability for compensation
4. Amount of compensation
4-A. Compensation to be paid when due and penalty for default
5. Method of calculating wages
6. Review
7. Commutation of half-monthly payments
8. Distribution of compensation
9. Compensation not to be assigned, attached or charged
10. Notice and claim
10-A. Power to require from employers statements regarding fatal accidents
10-B. Reports of fatal accidents and serious bodily injuries
11. Medical examination
12. Contracting
13. Remedies of employer against stranger
14. Insolvency of employer
14-A. Compensation to be first charge on assets transferred by employer
15. Special provisions relating to masters and seamen
15-A. Special provisions relating to captains and other members of crew of aircrafts
15-B. Special provisions relating to employees abroad of companies and motor vehicles
16. Returns as to compensation
17. Contracting out

17-A. Duty of employer to inform employee of his rights

Employees Compensation

18. Proof of age
18-A. Penalties

Commissioners

19. Reference to Commissioners
20. Appointment of Commissioners
21. Venue of proceedings and transfer
22. Form of application
22-A. Power of Commissioner to require further deposit in cases of fatal accident
23. Powers and procedure of Commissioners
24. Appearance of parties
25. Method of recording evidence
25-A. Time Limit For Disposal of Cases Related to Compensation
26. Costs
27. Power to submit cases
28. Registration of agreements
29. Effect of failure to register agreement
30. Appeals
30-A. Withholding of certain payments pending decision of appeal
31. Recovery

Rules

32. Power of the State Government to make rules
33. Power of Local Government to make rules
34. Publication of rules
35. Rules to give effect to arrangements with other countries for the transfer of money paid as compensation
36. Rules made by Central Government to be laid before Parliament