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The Employees Compensation Act, 1923

The Employees’ Compensation Act, 1923

The Workmen’s Compensation Act 1923 is a social security scheme for workers. The act came into force after the dangers labourers were exposed to come to the fore. Earlier, there was the Compensation Act of 1884, where it was the employer’s responsibility to pay compensation to workers only for accidents or injuries on roads. However, post realization that it was not enough came the Workmen’s Compensation Act 1923.

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