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Statutes of Newfoundland and Labrador 2006


CHAPTER 5

AN ACT TO AMEND THE WORKPLACE HEALTH, SAFETY AND COMPENSATION ACT

(Assented to May 16, 2006)

Analysis


        1.   S.65.1 Amdt.
Payment to a remarried spouse


Be it enacted by the Lieutenant-Governor and House of Assembly in Legislative Session convened, as follows:

RSNL1990 cW-11 as amended

        1. (1) Section 65.1 of the Workplace Health, Safety and Compensation Act is amended by adding immediately after subsection (1) the following:

          (1.1)  A person whose monthly allowance as a surviving dependent spouse was terminated before April 17, 1985 due to his or her remarriage is entitled to receive the compensation that he or she would have received on or after April 17, 1985 had the monthly allowance not been terminated.

             (2)  Section 65.1 of the Act is amended by adding immediately after subsection (3) the following:

             (4)  Subsection (3) does not apply to an amount to which a person is entitled under subsection (1.1) where he or she died after February 9, 2006.