BILL NO. 89
2nd Session, 63rd General Assembly
68 Elizabeth II, 2019
Private Member's Bill
Workers' Compensation Act
Cape Breton Centre
First Reading: March 1, 2019
This Bill amends the Workers' Compensation Act to expand the list of diseases presumed to be occupational diseases for firefighters and it shortens the minimum periods of service for the presumption to apply.
1 (1) Subsection 35A(2) of Chapter 10 of the Acts of 1994-95, the Workers' Compensation Act, as enacted by Chapter 5 of the Acts of 2003, is amended by adding "listed in subsection (3A) or" immediately after "is" the second time it appears in the second line.
- (3A) The diseases and corresponding minimum periods of employment or volunteer work set out in the following table apply for the purposes of subsections (2) and (3):
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