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Asbestos-Related Diseases (Occupational Exposure) Compensation Act 2011 (No. 29 of 2011)
Requested:  17 Apr 2014
Consolidated as at:  21 Feb 2012

6. When person has "compensable disease"

      (1) For the purposes of this Act, a person has a compensable disease if –

(a) the person has an asbestos-related disease; and

(b) the contraction by the person of the disease is reasonably attributable to exposure to asbestos in the course of the person's employment as a worker during a relevant employment period in which the person's employment is connected with this State.

      (2) A reference in this Act to a person who has a compensable disease includes a reference to a person who is deceased and who had, immediately before he or she died, a compensable disease.



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