Read excerpts from the WCB’s governing legislation on compensation to adopting parents of dependent children of a worker who has died from a workplace injury.
84 (1) This section applies if:
(2) In the circumstances mentioned in subsection (1), the person mentioned in clause (1)(c), while acting in the capacity mentioned in that clause, is entitled to receive an allowance in the amounts set out in clauses 83(1)(a) to (c) for each dependent child until:
(3) In addition to any compensation payable pursuant to subsection (2), the board may provide to that adopting parent or foster parent any amount that the board may determine.
Surviving dependent spouse – Section 81
If dependants do not live together – Section 82
Certain dependent children 18 to 25 years – Section 83
If there are only dependent children – Section 85
Other dependants – Section 86
Partial dependency – Section 87
Proof of necessities, etc. – Section 88
Other benefits to be taken into account – Section 96
If worker or dependant under legal disability – Section 97
Board may fix periods of payment – Section 98
Suspension of payment – Section 99
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