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49. Compensation for employment accidents and occupational diseases

(1) Where an Employee sustains an injury as a result of an accident arising out of or in the course of his employment, and the Employee can show that such accident arose as a result of the Employer's negligence or actions, the Employer shall pay compensation to the Employee in accordance with any scale of compensation amounts specified for the purposes of this section by the Board in rules made by the Board.
(2) No compensation is payable under this section until such amounts have been so specified.
(3) Where an Employee dies as a result of an accident or illness arising out of or in the course of his employment, and the Employee can show that such accident or illness arose as a result of the Employer's negligence or actions, the Employer shall pay compensation to his named dependants equal to no less than 24 months' wages calculated on the basis of the last monthly wage the Employee was paid before his death.