2009 New Jersey Code
34:15-120.30. Construction of act
TITLE 34 - LABOR AND WORKMEN'S COMPENSATION
34:15-120.30 - Construction of act
16. This act shall not be construed as reducing, to any degree or in any way, the responsibility of the commissioner to exercise caution in authorizing any employer to become a self-insured employer, or the commissioner's responsibility to require guarantees, reserve funds, surety bonds or partial insurance as needed to provide adequate assurance of the employer's ability to pay compensation pursuant to R.S.34:15-77. The purpose of the association is to provide an assurance of the payment of workers' compensation to the employees of insolvent members, not to exempt any employer, even an insolvent employer, from the responsibility to provide workers' compensation to victims of workplace injury or illness, or to reduce, to any degree or in any way, the responsibility of a self-insured employer to provide appropriate guarantees, funds, bonds or other assurances that compensation will be available pursuant to R.S.34:15-77.
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