Workmen's Compensation Regulations, 2014

Share
Number of SL: 
60
Date of promulgation: 
22 August 2014
In-force: 
Yes

 

 

 

 

Workmen's Compensation Regulations, 2014

 

 

Pursuant   to section 44 of the Workmen's   Compensation   Act 1971,

I,

 

 

KEKETSO  RANTSO

 

 

Minister responsible   for employment and labour make  the following  Regula- tions:

 

Citation and commencement

 

 

1.          These Regulations    may  be cited  as the Workmen's   Compensation    Reg- ulations,   2014  and  shall  come  into  operation   on the date of publication   in the Gazette.

 

Compensation in fatal cases

 

 

2.           (1)        The  amount  payable   as compensation    to a dependant   of a work man  who  dies as a result  of an injury  arising  in the course  of duty  leaving  that dependant   wholly  dependent   on that  workman's   earning   shall  not exceed  Two Hundred   and Forty  Thousand,   Five  Hundred  Maloti.

 

(2)         The  amount  payable  by the employer   for burial  expenses   of the deceased    workman   referred   to  in  sub-regulation     (1)  shall  not  exceed   Sixteen Thousand,   Seven  Hundred   Maloti.

 

Compensation in case of permanent  total incapacity

 

 

3.           The  amount  payable   as compensation    to a workman   who  suffers  a per- manent  total  incapability   resulting   from  an injury  which  arises  in the course  of duty  shall  not exceed  Two  Hundred   and  Sixty  Seven  Thousand,   Two Hundred Maloti.

 

Compensation in case of a permanent  partial incapability

 

 

4.            The  amount  payable   as compensation    to workman   who  suffers  a per- manent  partial  incapability    resulting   from  an injury  which  arises  in the course of duty  shall not exceed  Two Hundred   and Sixty  Seven Thousand,   Two Hundred

 

 

 

 

772

 

 

Maloti.

 

 

Medical expenses

 

4.         The amount payable by the employer to a workman who sustains an in- jury as a result of an accident which entitles that workman to compensation under the Workmen's Compensation Act.

 

(a)       In respect of medical, surgical and hospital treatment, skilled nursing services and the supply of medicines shall not exceed Thirty Three Thousand, Four Hundred Maloti.

 

(b)       In respect of supply, maintenance repair and removal of non-articulated artificial limbs or any other artificial ap- pliances shall not exceed Sixteen Thousand, Seven Hun- dred Maloti.

 

(c)       In respect of reasonable charges uncured in the transfer of a workman to and from a place where necessary treat- ment is available shall not exceed Five Thousand and Ten Maloti.

 

Minimum amount of compensation

 

 

5.          The amount payable by the employer to a workman who sustains an in- jury as a result of an accident which entitles that workman to compensation shall not be less than the minimum amount of Six Thousand and Ten Maloti.

 

Repeal

 

6.         The Workmen's Compensation Regulations 19952  are repealed.

 

 

DATED:

 

 

KEKETSO RANTSO

MINISTER OF LABOUR AND EMPLOYMENT