2009 New Jersey Code
TITLE 34 - LABOR AND WORKMEN'S COMPENSATION
34:15
34:15-120.15 - Definitions 

34:15-120.15.  Definitions 
    1.   As used in this act:

 

   "Association" means the New Jersey Self-Insurers Guaranty Association created in subsection a. of section 2 of this act. 

   "Board of directors" or "board" means the board of directors of the association established under section 3 of this act. 

   "Commissioner" means the Commissioner of Insurance.

 

   "Department" means the Department of Insurance.

 

   "Fund" means the Insolvency Fund created pursuant to section 5 of this act. 

   "Injured worker" or "employee" means an employee of an employer or a dependent of the employee to whom the employer is obligated to pay compensation pursuant to chapter 15 of Title 34 of the Revised Statutes. 

   "Insolvent member" means a member employer:  (1) (a) which files for relief in bankruptcy under Title 11 of the United States Code, 11 U.S.C. s.101 et seq.; (b) against which involuntary bankruptcy proceedings are filed under that title; or (c) for which a receiver has been appointed by a court of competent jurisdiction; and (2) which is determined to be insolvent by the board as provided in its plan of operation, based upon the member employer's ability to pay compensation pursuant to R.S.34:15-77. 

   "Member employer" or "member" means a self-insurer which is a member of the association. 

   "Self-insurer" means an employer, other than a governmental entity, which self-insures for the purposes of workers' compensation as permitted by R.S.34:15-77. 

   L.1993,c.107,s.1. 

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