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Asbestos-Related Diseases (Occupational Exposure) Compensation Act 2011 (No. 29 of 2011)
|Requested: 19 Apr 2014|
|Consolidated as at: 21 Feb 2012|
99. Person with compensable disease may include stepchildren in family for purposes of this Act
(1) A person who has a compensable disease may notify the Commissioner, in the relevant form, that a stepchild of the person is to be treated under this Act as if he or she were a natural child of the person.
(2) If a notification is made under subsection (1) by a person, the stepchild specified in the notification is to be taken to be a natural child of the person for the purposes of this Act.
(3) The relevant form, for the purposes of this section, is an approved form that is
(a) completed and signed by the person who has a compensable disease; and
(b) witnessed by a person who is not the stepchild of the person.