Effective date: February 1, 2013
Application: Applies to all applicants desiring to bring an action.
Policy subject: General
To establish guidelines for determining if a right of action exists.
POL 01/2013, Determination of a Worker’s Right to Bring Action, establishes the Board Members’ exclusive responsibility in determining applications for right of action under Section 169 of The Workers’ Compensation Act, 2013 (the “Act”).
Each party to the application will receive an original signed decision.
(1) POL 26/95, Determination of a Worker’s Right to Bring Action (effective January 1, 1996 to January 31, 2013).
(2) POL 50/82, Determination of a Worker’s Right to Bring Action (effective December 7, 1982 to December 31, 1995).
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