The Workmen Compensation Act,1923 aims to provide workmen and/or their dependents some relaxation in case of accidents arising out of and in the practices of employment and causing either disablement or death of workmen. The Act has been passed with the object of providing a speedier mechanism for payment of compensation. In case of sickness, disability, death due to inquiry and accident arising out of and in the course of employment.
After studying this concept you should be able to understand the :
- Objectives and Scope of the Act.
- Various Definitions are given in the Act.
- Briefly understand the provisions relating to the payment of compensation to employees.