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The Moose Lake Loggers Ltd. Certain Former Employees Act

R.S.M. 1990, c. 251

The Moose Lake Loggers Ltd. Certain Former Employees Act

WHEREAS the Minister of Justice has caused this Act to be prepared in English and French for re-enactment in accordance with a judgment dated June 13, 1985 and an order dated November 4, 1985 of the Supreme Court of Canada;

NOW THEREFORE HER MAJESTY, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba, enacts as follows:

Definitions

1           In this Act,

"Act" means The Worker's Compensation Act; (« Loi »)

"board" means The Worker's Compensation Board; (« Commission »)

"compensation" means compensation payable under the Act where death results from an injury to a workman by accident arising out of and in the course of the employment of the worker; (« indemnité »)

"deceased persons" means the late Leonard Ballantyne, Logger, and the late John Cooper, Logger, both formerly of the community commonly known as Moose Lake. (« travailleurs décédés »)

Circumstances for compensation

2           For the purposes of or related to the Act,

(a) the deceased persons shall be deemed to have been workers within the meaning of the Act;

(b) the accident that resulted in the death of the deceased persons shall be deemed to have arisen out of and in the course of their employment; and

(c) the Crown in right of Manitoba shall be deemed to have been the employer of the deceased persons at the time of the accident that resulted in their death.

Consideration for compensation

3           In fixing compensation in respect of the deceased persons the board shall deduct from compensation payable under the Act to dependents of the deceased persons or in respect of the death of the deceased persons the amount of any allowances paid under The Social Allowances Act to the dependents of the deceased persons or in respect of the death of the deceased persons prior to the date of any award of compensation made by the board under the Act.

NOTE:  This Act replaces S.M. 1972, c. 62.