2nd Session, 60th General Assembly
57 Elizabeth II, 2008
Harold Theriault Jr
First Reading: November 17, 2008
This Bill amends the Workers' Compensation Act to authorize the Minister of Labour and Workforce Development to exempt the workers in a fishing business from the Act if the workers are covered by private disability insurance.
(2) Where the workers in a fishing business are covered by private disability insurance, the Minister may, notwithstanding Section 3, any regulation made pursuant to that Section or any other enactment and upon application by the fishing business in the form prescribed by the Minister, exempt those workers from the application of this Part subject to such terms and conditions as the Minister may determine.