Under what circumstances an employer shall not be liable to pay compensation to a worker as per Workmens Compensation Act 1923.

Under the following circumstances, an employer shall not be liable to pay any compensation. to a workman:

  1. When injury does not result in disablement for more than 3 days.
  2. When the injury, not resulting in death or permanent total disablement is due to any of the following reasons:— The workman, at the time of the accident, was under the influence of drink or drugs at the time of the accident.
    — The workman willfully disobeyed an instruction expressly given or disobeyed the rules of safety, or
    — Workman willfully disregards any safety guards or devices provided for safety.
  3. No compensation is payable under the Workmen’s Compensation Act, 1923 if the workman has filed in a Civil Court, a suit for damages
    against the employer or any other person.
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