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Abolition of doctrine of common employment

S. 24A(1) amended by No. 6/2004 s. 5(a)(b).

    (1)     Where any injury or damage is suffered by an employee by reason of the negligence of a fellow employee the employer of those employees shall be liable for damages in respect of that injury or damage in the same manner and in the same cases as if those employees had not been engaged in a common employment.

S. 24A(2) amended by No. 6/2004 s. 5(a).

    (2)     This section applies to every case in which the relation of employer and employee exists whether the contract of employment is made before or after the commencement of this Act.

Part V—Contributory negligence

No. 5594 s. 2.

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