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Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick
Status of Legislation - First Reading Bill
An Act to Amend the Workers' Compensation Act +
 
Legislature :
55
Session :
3
Bill No. :
70
Member :
Mr. A. LeBlanc
First Reading :
2006-5-24
Second Reading :
2006-5-25
Committee of the Whole :
Amended :
Third Reading :
Royal Assent :
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  Bill 70         
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Text of Bill :
Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick, enacts as follows:



1                           Section 38.11 of the Workers' Compensation Act, chapter W-13 of the Revised Statutes, 1973, is amended



(a)               by repealing subsection (4) and substituting the following:



38.11(4)       The Commission shall not pay compensation to a worker in respect of the period of time referred to in subsection (3) except as provided for in subsection (5), (6), (7), (8), or (8.1).



(b)               by adding after subsection (8) the following:



38.11(8.1)   Where a peace officer or firefighter is injured in the course of his or her employment the Commission shall pay compensation in respect of the period of time referred to in subsection (3) unless compensation is paid under subsection (5), (6), or (7).
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Legend
* Private Bill
** Bill referred to Standing Committee on Law Amendments
+ Private Member's Public Bill
++ Motion for second reading defeated
+++ Debate at second reading adjourned
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