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The operation of the accident compensation scheme is made possible through the Accident Compensation Act 1989 and the Amendment Act 2003.

1.1    Major features of the scheme include:

  • promoting general safety & accident prevention for workers (24 hours) and for the general public in the use of motor vehicles or seagoing vessel which is propelled by means of a motor or engine;
  • providing compensation for workers who suffer injury by accident. For non-workers only injury caused by accident in the use of a motor vehicle or a seagoing vessel which is propelled by means of a motor or engine;
  • providing compensation for dependants of workers whose death result from work related accident;
  • taking all practical steps to promote a well co-ordinated and essential programmes for medical treatment of persons who become injured as a result of accident;
  • provide artificial aids and limbs to assist victims with permanent disabilities.
      
 

 

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