A-3 - Workers’ Compensation Act

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56. The Commission takes such measures as it deems necessary and makes such expenditures as it deems expedient to assist a worker who is the victim of an accident or an occupational disease in his rehabilitation, to lessen or remove any handicap resulting from an injury and to facilitate his return to normal life and his reintegration into society and on the labour market.
R. S. 1964, c. 159, s. 51; 1978, c. 57, s. 31.
56. To aid in getting injured workmen back to work and assist in their rehabilitation and lessening or removing any handicap resulting from their injuries, the Commission may take such measures and make such expenditures as it may deem necessary or expedient. The expense thereof shall be borne, in the case of an accident in an industry mentioned in Schedule B, by the accident fund, and, in the case of an industry mentioned in Schedule C, by the employer individually.
The amount of the expenses incurred for the above purposes shall be levied and collected in the same manner as the assessment or expenses of administration.
R. S. 1964, c. 159, s. 51.