Bill 83 Transition Policy
December 31, 1999 - April 25, 2005
In 1999, Bill 83 amended the Workers' Compensation Act (the Act), effective January 1, 2000, and April 1, 2000, depending on the section. As a result of these changes to the Act, a number of wording changes were required to the policies of the Workers' Compensation Health and Safety Board (WCHSB) in order to be consistent with the legislation.
WCHSB policies are continually being up-dated according to priorities set by the Board of Directors. As policies are up-dated, they will be written to reflect the wording of the current legislation.
This interim transition policy is intended to ensure that those policies yet to be up-dated use wording that is consistent with the wording of the 1992 Workers' Compensation Act, as amended in 1999.
Medical Examination or Evaluation
Recovery of Overpaid Compensation
The Workers' Compensation Act gives authority to the Workers' Compensation Health and Safety Board to recover any overpaid compensation which has been paid to a claimant, or their dependants, for which they are not entitled. All claims decisions are app