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Newfoundland Regulation 2001


NEWFOUNDLAND REGULATION 34/01

NEWFOUNDLAND REGULATION 34/01

Workplace Health, Safety and Compensation Regulations
(Amendment)
under the
Workplace Health, Safety and Compensation Act
(O.C. 2001-266)

(Filed May 29, 2001)

Under the authority of the Workplace Health, Safety and Compensation Act the Lieutenant-Governor in Council, makes the following regulations.

Dated at St. John’s, April 27, 2001.

Andrew Noseworthy
Deputy Clerk of the Executive Council

REGULATIONS

Analysis


        1.   S.20 Rep.
Minimum compensation

        2.   S.25 Amdt.
Statements of payroll

        3.   S.25.1 Amdt.
Fishing and logging industry reports

        4.   S.28 Amdt.
Late payment penalty

        5.   S.30 Amdt.
Additional assessment

        6.   Commencement


CNR 1025/96
as amended

        1. Section 20 of the Workplace Health, Safety and Compensation Regulations is repealed.

 

        2. Section 25 of the regulations is amended by adding immediately after subsection (3) the following:

             (4)  In addition to a penalty imposed under subsection (3), the commission may impose a penalty of 10% of that penalty for each day during which the failure to comply with this section continues.

             (5)  A penalty imposed on an employer under this section may be added to the employer’s assessment and payment enforced under section 118 of the Act.

 

        3. Section 25.1 of the regulations is amended by adding immediately after subsection (3) the following:

             (4)  In addition to a penalty imposed under subsection (3), the commission may impose a penalty of 10% of that penalty for each day during which the failure to comply with this section continues.

             (5)  A penalty imposed on an employer under this section may be added to the employer’s assessment and payment enforced under section 118 of the Act.

 

        4. (1) Subsection 28(3) of the regulations is repealed and the following substituted:

             (3)  For the purpose of subsections (1) and (2), the percentage shall be the sum of

             (a)  the prime rate in effect with the commission’s banking institution on January 1 of that year; and

             (b)  5%,

divided by 12, rounded off to the nearest 1/100 of 1%.

             (2)  Section 28 of the regulations is amended by adding immediately after subsection (4) the following:

             (5)  A penalty imposed on an employer under this section may be added to the employer’s assessment and payment enforced under section 118 of the Act.

 

        5. Section 30 of the regulations is amended by renumbering it as subsection 30(1) and by adding immediately after that subsection the following:

             (2)  In addition to an assessment imposed under subsection (1), the commission may impose a penalty of $25 for each day during which the failure to comply with section 56 of the Act continues to a maximum of

             (a)  $500, in respect of a "medical aid only" claim; or

             (b)  $1,000, in respect of a "lost time" claim.

             (3)  A penalty imposed on an employer under this section may be added to the employer’s assessment and payment enforced under section 118 of the Act.

 

        6. Sections 2 to 5 of this regulation shall come into force on January 1, 2002.