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Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act, 1993 (Act No. 130 of 1993)

Chapter II : Administration of Act

9. Compensation payable to assessors


(1) If an assessor excluding an assessor in the employ of an employer contemplated in section 84(1)(a)(i), meets with an accident arising out of and in the course of the performance by him or her of his or her functions as assessor and resulting in a personal injury, illness or his or her death, he or she or his or her dependants, as the case may be, shall be entitled to compensation as if he or she were an employee at the time of the accident.


(2) Compensation in terms of this section shall be paid by the Director-General out of the compensation fund.


[Section 9 substituted by section 7 of Act No. 7 of Act No. 61 of 1997]