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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.



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