A-3 - Workers’ Compensation Act

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79. (1)  An accident fund is established to provide payment of benefits and any other obligation incumbent on the Commission under this Act.
All employers, except those listed in Schedule B must contribute to the financing of the fund.
(2)  The Commission may, by regulation, establish sectors of economic activity and define the units and classes of units that are related thereto. It shall classify each employer, according to the principal activities exercised by him, in one or several units.
(3)  The Commission shall fix, every year, by order, the rates of assessment applicable to a unit or a class of units.
R. S. 1964, c. 159, s. 73; 1978, c. 57, s. 39.
79. (1)  An accident fund shall be provided by contributions to be made, in the manner hereinafter prescribed, by the employers in the classes or groups of industries included in Schedule B. The compensation payable in respect of accidents which happen in any industry included in any of such classes or groups shall be paid out of the accident fund.
(2)  Notwithstanding the generality of the description of the classes included in Schedule B, none of the industries included in Schedule C shall form part of or be deemed to be included in any of such classes unless it is specially added to Schedule B by the Commission under the authority conferred by this act.
R. S. 1964, c. 159, s. 73.