2009 New Jersey Code
34:15-104 - Definitions

34:15-104  Definitions.

34:15-104.  As used in this article, unless the context or subject matter otherwise requires:

"Fund" means the workers' compensation security fund created by R.S.34:15-105.

"Fund year" means the calendar year.

"Carrier" means any stock corporation, reciprocal or association organized and operating on the mutual plan, authorized to transact the business of workers' compensation insurance in this State, except an insolvent carrier.

"Insolvent carrier" means a carrier which has been determined to be insolvent, or for which or for the assets of which a receiver has been appointed by a court or public officer of competent jurisdiction and authority.

"Covered claims" means "compensation," "benefits," "death benefits," and "payments of losses" with respect to the injury or death of workers under this chapter, R.S. 34:15-1 et seq., or the federal "Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act," 44 Stat. 1424 (33 U.S.C. s.901 et seq.), arising from coverage of risks located or resident in this State.

"Compensation rate" means the rate of compensation provided by the workers' compensation act, R.S.34:15-1 et seq.

Amended 1987, c.250, s.1; 2004, c.179, s.1.

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