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Workplace Health, Safety and Compensation
Under the authority of section 123 of the Workplace Health, Safety and Compensation Act, the Workplace Health, Safety and Compensation Commission, with the approval of the Lieutenant-Governor in Council makes the following regulations.
1. The Workplace Health, Safety and Compensation Regulations are amended by adding immediately after section 28 the following:
Alternate assessment payment arrangement
28.1 (1) Notwithstanding section 28, an employer
(a) whose total assessment for the immediately preceding year was less than $54,000;
(b) who enters into the arrangement that the commission may require to pay his or her assessment for the current year in equal monthly instalments on the first day of the month between April and October; and
(c) who makes the payments in the manner and at the time required by the arrangement referred to in paragraph (b)
is not liable to the penalty required by that section.
(2) Where, during the year, the assessment due and payable by an employer for the current year changes, the amount payable under the arrangement entered into by the employer with the commission under subsection (1) shall be adjusted as required and the employer shall pay the balance of the assessment for the year, as adjusted, in equal monthly instalments beginning on the first day of the month immediately following the assessment adjustment and ending on the first day of October.
(3) Where an employer, who has entered into an arrangement with the commission under subsection (1), defaults in making a payment, in the amount or manner or at the time required under his or her arrangement with the commission, section 28 applies to the amount in default.
2. These regulations come into force on
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