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Name: Worker's Compensation Act, 2000 (No. 7 of 2000).
Country: Malawi
Subject(s): Employment accident and occupational disease benefit
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2000-05-14
Entry into force:
Published on: Separate Copy, 2000-05-14, pp. 1-40
ISN: MWI-2000-L-58427
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=58427&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Separate Copy, 2000-05-14, pp. 1-40
Workers' Compensation Act Workers' Compensation Act Malawi SNDP, Malawi PDF PDF (consulted on 2011-05-05)
Abstract/Citation: Makes provision for compensation for injuries suffered or diseases contracted by workers in the course of their employment or for death resulting from such injuries or diseases. Also provides for the establishment and administration of a Workers' Compensation Fund. Individual parts deal with eligibility for compensation in case of injury other than the contraction of a scheduled disease (Part II), compensation for injury caused otherwise than by the contraction of a scheduled disease (Part III), calculation and distribution of compensation (Part IV), medical aid (Part V), compensation for injury due to the contraction of scheduled diseases (Part VI), procedures for obtaining compensation (Part VII), establishment of the Board (Part VIII), administration (Part IX), appeals (Part X), and a Workers' Compensation Fund (Part XI).

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