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Merchant Seamen Compensation Act [R.S.C., 1985, c. M-6].
Seafarers; Seafarers - Social security
Adopted on (Date of text)
Scope of text
Type of legislation (Type of text)
Provides compensation for merchant seamen that are injured including medical and hospital expenses and any other benefits, expenses or allowances authorized by the Act.
Implementing Text region
SOR/92-520: Merchant Seamen Compensation Order, 1992.
Amending Text region
Jobs and Growth Act, 2012 (S.C. 2012, c. 31).
Electronic source title
Laws in French and English
Department of Justice
CAN85980 2017.pdf (PDF of Act current to 20/11/2017)