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The Workmen Compensation Act, 1923

A. Objective :


1. The Productivity Linked Bonus forms part of wages within the meaning of Workmen Compensation Act. (say true or false)

2. The cost of agreement, if any, so executed by dependents of deceased railway servant under Workmen Compensation Act shall be borne by ___________________.

3. Cost of agreement, if any, executed by surviving railway servant under Workmen Compensation Act shall be borne by _____.

4. National Holiday Allowance is inclusive in the term wages under the Workmen Compensation Act, 1923. (say true of false)

5. Value of clothing supplied to the staff is not wages for the purpose of compensation under Workmen Compensation Act, 1923. (say true or false) (false)

6. Casual Labour are governed under WC Act, 1923. (say true or false)

7. The category of pay clerk would not fall within the definition of workman under the Workmen Compensation Act, 1923. (say true of false)

8. Vendors/waiters employed in catering department are not covered under the definition of workman under WC Act, 1923. (say true of false).

9. Disablement which reduces temporarily the earning capacity of a workman in any employment in which he was engaged at the time of accident resulting in disablement is called ______________.

10. Disablement which permanently reduces the earning capacity of a workman in every employment which he was capable of undertaking at the time of accident resulting in disablement is called ___________.

11. Disablement not only reduces earning capacity of workman but incapacitates him from all work which he was capable of performing at the time of accident is called _____________ .

12. Amount of compensation payable for death resulting from the injury is equal to ____ % of monthly wages multiplied by the relevant factor or an amount of Rs. ________ whichever is more.

13. The amount of compensation payable for permanent total disablement resulting from the injury is equal to ________ % of monthly wages multiplied by the relevant factor or an amount of Rs. _____________ whichever is more.

14. Half monthly payments under WC Act shall be payable on ______ day from the date of disablement, if it lasts for a period of 28 days or more.

15. Half monthly payments under WC Act shall be payable on __________ day from the date of disablement, if it lasts for a period of less than 28 days.

16. Any payment or allowance received from employer for medical treatment is not called payment towards compensation under WC Act, 1923. (say true or false).

17. Employer is liable to pay compensation to workman, if a personal injury is caused to the workman by accident arising _________ his employment.

18. The employer shall not be liable to pay compensation in respect of an injury caused by an accident which is directly attributable to the workman under the influence of drinks/drugs at the time of accident. (say true or false).

19. The employer shall not be liable to pay compensation in respect of an injury caused by an accident which is directly attributable to the workman under the influence of drinks/drugs at the time of accident even when such injury results in his death. (say true or false).

20. Willful disregard/removal of any safety guard which leads to an accident in which the workman is injured, no compensation shall be payable by the employer when such injury results in his death. (say true or false).

21. Payment of compensation shall be made through _____________ in respect of a workman whose injury has resulted in death.

22. Appeal against the orders of the Commissioner for Workmen Compensation shall lie to ____________ if a question of law is involved.

B. Descriptive:

1. What are the salient features of Workmen Compensation Act, 1923?

2. What are the circumstances under which the employer is liable to pay compensation to a workman under the Workmen Compensation Act, 1923?

3. Are the daily rated Casual labour, Apprentices or the substitutes are governed under the provisions of Workmen Compensation Act, 1923? What are the relevant provisions of the Act?

4. How are monthly wages determined for the purpose of calculation of compensation under the provisions of Workmen Compensation Act, 1923?

5. What are the different kinds of disablements and compensation payable for each?

6. Define and explain:

(i) Permanent Partial disablement (ii)Temporary partial disablement

(iii) Half monthly payments (iv) Workman under WCA.

(v) Wages under WCA.

(vi) Total disablement

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