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Employee's Compensation Act, 2010 🇳🇬


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Employee's Compensation Act, 2010

  • Assented to on 17 December 2010
  • Commenced on 17 December 2010
  • [Up to date as at 17 December 2010]
An Act to repeal the Workmen's Compensation Act Cap. W6 LFN, 2004 and to make provisions for compensations for any death, injury, disease or disability arising out of or in the course of employment; and for related matters.ENACTED by the National Assembly of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

Part I – PRELIMINARY PROVISIONS

1. Objectives of the Act

The objectives of the Act are to(a)provide for an open and fair system of guaranteed and adequate compensation for all employees or their dependants for any death, injury, disease or disability arising out of or in the course of employment;(b)provide rehabilitation to employees with work-related disabilities as provided in this Act;(c)establish and maintain a solvent compensation fund managed in the interest of employees and employers;(d)provide for fair and adequate assessments for employers;(e)provide an appeal proced…

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