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Merchant Seamen Compensation Act

Version of section 20 from 2013-10-30 to 2023-11-14:

Marginal note:Award

 The Minister may award any sum that he or she considers reasonable to the successful party to a contested claim for compensation or to any other contested matter as compensation for the expenses that the party incurred by reason of or incidental to the contest. An order of the Minister for the payment by any employer of any sum so awarded when filed in the manner provided by section 21 becomes a judgment of the court in which it is filed and may be enforced accordingly.

  • R.S., 1985, c. M-6, s. 20
  • 2012, c. 31, s. 239

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