Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act, 1993 (Act No. 130 of 1993)
Chapter VII : Occupational diseases
66. Presumption regarding cause of occupational disease
If an employee who has contracted an occupational disease was employed in any work mentioned in Schedule 3 in respect of that disease, it shall be presumed, unless the contrary is proved, that such disease arose out of and in the course of his employment.