Dangerous Machines (Regulation) Act

Duties and Obligations of users of dangerous machines


Section 25: Omission or failure of the employer to take out Insurance policies

(1) In the event of the omission or failure of the employer to take out an insurance policy referred to in section 24 or in the event of the omission, failure or inability of the employer to keep such insurance policy in force or to obtain, from the insurer , any amount required to be paid as compensation to an operator, or to the members of his family or nominee, as the case may be, the employer shall make payment of compensation from his own funds, to the operator, or to the members of his family or his nominee, as the case may be, as soon as possible after the date on which the operator suffers death or dismemberment of limb or other bodily injury but not later than thirty days from such date and on such payment the employer's liability for payment of compensation to the operator or to members of his family shall stand fully discharged.
(2) The discharge of the liability referred to in sub-section (1) shall not take away or abridge the right of, the employer to receive, from the insurer, such payment as may be due to him under the policy of insurance taken out or renewed by him.
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Death of Employee  Retirement