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Policy Purpose

The Workers Compensation Act (the Act) provides the Workers Compensation Board (WCB) with the authority to determine the most convenient and appropriate manner in which to pay compensation. 

This policy outlines the special circumstances in which the WCB may exercise its authority to pay compensation to someone other than the worker or dependant.  

Previous policy versions
June 11, 1970 - December 31, 2021

For decisions made between the above dates.