Social Welfare Consolidation Act 2005

Occupational injuries insurance.

[1993 s49(1)]

70.—(1) Subject to this Part, every person, irrespective of age, who is employed in insurable (occupational injuries) employment shall be insured under this Part against personal injury caused by accident arising out of and in the course of that employment.

[1993 s49(2)]

(2) Any reference in this Act to occupational injuries insurance shall be read as a reference to the insurance provided for by this section.

[1994 s31(1)]

(3) Notwithstanding subsection (1), regulations may provide for entitling to such and so many of the benefits which comprise occupational injuries benefits, that may be prescribed, subject to the conditions and circumstances that may be prescribed, the class or classes of persons that may be prescribed.