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K.D. Srivastava's Commentaries on  Workmen's Compensation Act, 1923
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Format: Paperback
Pages: 964 pages
Publisher: Eastern Book Company
Language: English
ISBN: 9789350282618
Dimensions: 24.2 CM X 5.59 CM X 16 CM
Publisher Code: AB/261
Date Added: 2001-01-01
Search Category: Lawbooks
Jurisdiction: Indian


The sixth edition of the work on Workmen 's Compensation brings the case-law and the amended statutory law, up-to-date till the date of publication. A new case law and statute law supplement has been added to the book, bringing it up-to-date till 2003.

The entire case-law has been arranged and summarised so as to bring out clearly the rationale underlying it. While dealing with the case-law on the subject of personal injury caused by accident arising out of and in the course of employment, the salient points deducible from the decided cases, both English and Indian, have been put together, so as to give at one place the now established principles in this area.

The Central Rules under the Act, and the Rules made by various states and recent Notifications have been included in the work.



  • All India Repoter : In this edition, the present author has incorporated all the important latest case-law on the subject while maintaining the format of the original author 's Commentaries, as far as possible.
  • Labour Law Reporter : The book is very exhaustive as every section has been explained by the author, who has referred to the relevant decided cases.

  • Indian Textile Journal : The latest edition incorporates up-to-date case-law on the subject and an endeavour has been made to arrange and summarise it as far as possible in a manner that the rationable underlying it is fairly revealed. ...The detailed subject index facilitates locating the relevant information quickly. The book is useful for lawyers, judges and those dealing with personnel matters.


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Table Of Contents:

1. Short title, extent and commencement 2. Definitions CHAPTER II WORKMEN'S COMPENSATION 3. Employer's liability for compensation 4. Amount of compensation 4-A. Compensation to be paid when due and penalty for default 5. Method of calculating wages 6. Review 7. Commutation of half-monthly payments 8. Distribution of compensation 9. Compensation not to be assigned, attached or charged 10. Notice and claim 10-A. Power to require from employers statements regarding fatal accidents 10-B. Reports of fatal accidents and serious bodily injuries 11. Medical examination 12. Contracting 13. Remedies of employer against stranger 14. Insolvency of employer 14-A. Compensation to be first charge on assets transferred by employer 15. Special provisions relating to masters and seamen 15-A. Special provisions relating to captains and other members of crew of aircrafts 15-B. Special provisions relating to workmen abroad of companies and motor vehicles 16. Returns as to compensation 17. Contracting out 18. Proof of age 18-A. Penalties CHAPTER III COMMISSIONERS 19. Reference to Commissioners 20. Appointment of Commissioners 21. Venue of proceedings and transfer 22. Form of application 22-A. Power of Commissioner to require further deposit in cases of fatal accident 23. Powers and procedure of Commissioners 24. Appearance of parties 25. Method of recording evidence 26. Costs 27. Power to submit cases 28. Registration of agreements 29. Effect of failure to register agreement 30. Appeals 30-A. Withholding of certain payments pending decision of appeal 31. Recovery CHAPTER IV RULES 32. Power of the State Government to make rules 33. Power of Local Government to make rules 34. Publication of rules 35. Rules to give effect to arrangements with other countries for the transfer of money paid as compensation 36. Rules made by Central Government to be laid before Parliament SCHEDULE I SCHEDULE II SCHEDULE III SCHEDULE IV APPENDICES

I. Latest Amending Acts
(1) Workmen's Compensation (Amendment) Act, 1962 (2) Central Labour Laws (Extension to Jammu and Kashmir) Act, 1970 (3) Workmen's Compensation (Amendment) Act, 1976 (4) Workmen's Compensation (Amendment) Act, 1984 (5) Delegated Legislation Provisions (Amendment) Act, 1985 (6) Workmen's Compensation (Amendment)Act, 1995 II. Central Rules (1) Workmen's Compensation Rules, 1924 (2) Workmen's Compensation (Transfer of Money)Rules, 1935 (3) Workmen's Compensation Returns (4) Workmen's Compensation (Venue of Proceedings) Rules, 1996 III. State Rules and Notifications

Andhra Pradesh Workmen's Compensation (Occupational DiseasesPneumoconiosis) Rules, 1965 BIHAR Bihar Workmen's Compensation (Occupational Diseases) Rules, 1962 GUJARAT Gujarat Workmen's Compensation Rules, 1967 Gujarat Workmen's Compensation (Unclaimed Deposits) Rules, 1967 Annual ReturnGujarat Notification HARYANA G.O. Regarding Annual Return (Haryana) HIMACHAL PRADESH Workmen's Compensation (Occupational Diseases) Himachal Pradesh Rules, 1979 KARNATAKA Karnataka Workmen's Compensation Rules, 1966 Karnataka Workmen's Compensation (Occupational Diseases) Rules, 1968 KERALA Kerala Workmen's Compensation Rules, 1958 Kerala Workmen's Compensation (Occupational Diseases) Rules, 1962 Notifications MADHYA PRADESH Workmen's Compensation (Madhya Pradesh) Rules, 1962 Madhya Pradesh Workmen's Compensation (Occupational Diseases) Rules, 1963 MAHARASHTRA Maharashtra Workmen's Compensation (Occupational Diseases) Rules, 1963 Bombay Workmen's Compensation Rules, 1934 Bombay Workmen's Compensation (Unclaimed Deposits) Rules, 1941 Notifications ORISSA Orissa Workmen's Compensation Rules, 1923 Orissa Workmen's Compensation (Occupational Diseases) Rules, 1964 RAJASTHAN Rajasthan Workmen's Compensation (Occupational Diseases) Rules, 1965 Rajasthan Workmen's Compensation (Unclaimed Deposits) Rules, 1959 TAMIL NADU Tamil Nadu Workmen's Compensation Rules, 1924 Tamil Nadu Workmen's Compensation (Occupational Diseases) Rules, 1964 UTTAR PRADESH Uttar Pradesh Workmen's Compensation Rules, 1975 Uttar Pradesh Workmen's Compensation (Occupational Diseases) Rules, 1964 WEST BENGAL Workmen's Compensation (Occupational Diseases) Rules, 1962 IV. Apprentices Act, 1961 (Extracts)

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