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Policy Purpose

This policy applies to optional coverage purchased or renewed on or after June 1, 2011.

Sections 74 and 75 of The Workers Compensation Act (the “Act”) give the Workers Compensation Board (the “WCB”) authority to extend optional coverage to businesses in non-mandatory industries, employers, directors and independent contractors.

This policy sets out the terms and conditions applicable to a business, employer, director or independent contractor when optional coverage is extended.