Accidents happening while meeting emergency.

1[51D. An accident happening to an 2[employee] in or about any premises at which he is for the time-being employed for the purpose of his employer's trade or business shall be deemed to arise out of and in the course of of his employment, if it happens while he is taking steps, on an actual or supposed emergency at those premises, to rescue, succour or protect persons who are, or are thought to be or possibly to be, injured or imperilled, or to avert or minimise serious damage to property.]


1. Subs. by Act 44 of 1966, s. 23, for section 51 (w.e.f. 28-1-1968).

2. Subs. by Act 18 of 2010, s. 12, for “insured person” (w.e.f. 1-6-2010).