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Year : 2000

[Act No. 46 of 2000]1*


An Act further to amend the Workmen's Compensation Act, 1923.

Be it enacted by Parliament in the Fifty-first Year of the Republic of India as follows:-


1. Published in Gazette of India, Ext., Pt. II - See. 1, dated 8-8-2000.


Section -1 Short title

This Act may be called the Workmen's Compensation (Amendment) Act, 2000.

Section -2 Amendment of Section 2

In the Workmen's Compensation Act, 1923 (8 of 1923) (hereinafter referred to as the Principal Act), in Section 2, in sub-section (1), in clause (n), the following brackets and words shall be omitted, namely:-

(other than a person whose employment is of a casual nature and who is employed otherwise than for the purposes of the employer's trade or business).

Section -3 Amendment of Section 4

In Section 4 of the Principal Act,-

(a) In sub-section (1),-

(i) In clause (a), for the words "fifty thousand rupees", the words "eighty thousand rupees" shall be substituted;


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