34. THE WORKMENfS COMPENSATION ACT, 1923
This Act provides compensation to workers or their dependants in case of accident during their employment. This accident should cause disablement or death to worker. The Act is also applicable in case of occupational disease (which are due to certain conditions of some works).

This Act is applicable to Establishments given in Schedule-II and III of this Act. However, it is not applicable on Establishments covered by gEmployees State Insurance Acth.

Any accident arising out of willful disobedience of Safety Rules, disregard of safety device or under influence of drinks ? drugs, the compensation is not payable.

Employee can be medically examined by a qualified Medical Practitioner, if required by the Employer.

In most cases, this compensation is deposited with Govt. under this Act who disburses the compensation.

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