Employees Compensation Act


Section 22-A: Power of Commissioner to require further deposit in cases of fatal accident

(1) Where any sum has been deposited by an employer as compensation payable in respect of a employee whose injury has resulted in death, and in the opinion of the Commissioner such sum is insufficient, the Commissioner may, by notice in writing stating his reasons, call upon the employer to show cause why he should not make a further deposit within such time as may be stated in the notice.

(2) If the employer fails to show cause to the satisfaction of the Commissioner, the Commissioner may make an award determining the total amount payable, and requiring the employer to deposit the deficiency.

Related Keywords
Death of Employee  Fatal Accident  Workmens Compensation