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This Act provides for the payment by certain classes of employers to their workmen of compensation for the injury by accident arising out of and in the course of their employment. This act is applicable only to those workmen in industries as specified in Schedule. II of the Act. However, after the enactment of the Employee’s State Insurance Act, 1948, this act does not apply to those areas, which are covered by the E.S.I. Act, 1948.
The casual workers are also covered under the provisions of the Workmen’s Compensation Act, as per the recent amendment made by the Government of India. There is a provision for appeal in this act against the order passed by the Commissioner for Workmen’s Compensation.
The Regional Deputy Commissioners of Labour are notified as Commissioner for Workmen’s Compensation.