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Newfoundland and Labrador
Regulation 2019


NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR REGULATION 49/19

NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR
REGULATION 49/19

Workplace Health, Safety and Compensation Regulations (Amendment)
under the
Workplace Health, Safety and Compensation Act
(O.C. 2019-187)

(Filed August 15, 2019)

Under the authority of sections 65 and 123 of the Workplace Health, Safety and Compensation Act, the Board of the Workplace Health, Safety and Compensation Commission, with the approval of the Lieutenant-Governor in Council, makes the following regulations.

Dated at St. John’s, August 15, 2019.

John Peddle
Chairperson, Board of Directors of the
Workplace Health, Safety and Compensation Commission

Krista Quinlan
Deputy Clerk of the Executive Council

REGULATIONS

Analysis


        1.   S.17.2 R&S

              Commission to pay expenses

        2.   Commencement



CNLR 1025/96
as amended

        1. Section 17.2 of the Workplace Health, Safety and Compensation Regulations is repealed and the following substituted:               

Commission to pay expenses

   17.2 (1) Notwithstanding subsection 17(6), where a worker dies as a result of an injury, the commission shall pay expenses for the burial of the worker or for a memorial service held for the worker, up to a maximum of $5,000, where the death occurs on or after May 28, 1998 but before January 1, 2019.

             (2)  Notwithstanding subsections 17(4) and 17(6), where a worker dies as a result of an injury, the commission shall pay expenses for the burial of the worker or for a memorial service held for the worker, up to a maximum of $10,000, where the death occurs on or after January 1, 2019.             

Commencement

        2. These regulations are considered to have come into force on January 1, 2019.