BILL NO. 150
2nd Session, 63rd General Assembly
68 Elizabeth II, 2019
Private Member's Bill
Workers' Compensation Act
Cape Breton Centre
First Reading: April 12, 2019
This Bill amends the Workers' Compensation Act to provide that earnings-replacement benefits for former workers of the Cape Breton Development Corporation's underground coal mine do not expire at age 65 so long as those benefits are reimbursed by the Government of Canada. The Bill is retroactive to January 1, 2016.
1 (1) Subsection 37(9) of Chapter 10 of the Acts of 1994-95, the Workers' Compensation Act, is amended by striking out "subsection (10)" in the first line and substituting "subsections (10) and (10A)".
- (10A) Subject to subsection (10B), clause (9)(b) does not apply to a former worker of the Cape Breton Development Corporation's underground coal mine covered under the Government Employees Compensation Act (Canada).
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