Topic: Sec 16A. Liability or Employer in respect or accidents resulting from

Liability or Employer in respect or accidents resulting from collapse of houses provided by him


(1) If death or injury is caused to any worker or a member of his family as a result of the collapse of a house provided under Sec. 15, and the collapse is not solely and directly attributable to a fault on the part of any occupant of the house or to a natural calamity, the employer shall be liable to pay compensation.

(2) The provisions of Sec. 4 of, and Sch. IV to the Workmen's Compensation Act, 1923 (8 of 1923), as in force for the time being, regarding the amount of compensation payable to a workman under that Act shall, so far as may be, apply for the determination of the amount of compensation payable under sub-section (1).