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thereto. Every such letter should advise the interested parties that the purpose thereof is to recommend a basis for agreement, upon such issue or issues, as appears from review of the information contained in the current record of the case, and that such recommendation is not a “decision" in the case and will not affect or prejudice the rights of any party, or the further adjustment of the case, should the recommendation not be accepted by such parties and a later hearing be found necessary. (Sec. 28 (b), 44 Stat. 1437; 38 U. 8. O. 928 (b)). $ 51.5 Commutation of payments in

cases of aliens and non-nationals of

the United States. Applications under section 2(b) of the said act of August 16, 1941, as amended (55 Stat. 622; 42 U.S.C. 1651) for commutation of future installments of compensation payable to aliens and non-nationals of the United States, not residents of the United States or Canada, shall be made to the deputy commissioner, who shall in turn transmit such applications promptly to the Bureau. Such commutation shall be made as of the date such application is received by the office of the deputy commissioner, whether addressed to him at his headquarters or at a sub-ofice within his district, or such later date as the application may show to be proper. No such commutation shall be made except upon the basis of a compensation order fixing the right of the beneficiary to compensa

$ 52.1 Applicants currently authorized

to write insurance under other Fed

eral workmen's compensation laws. Any applicant currently authorized by the Bureau to write insurance under the Longshoremen's and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act (44 Stat. 1424; 33 U. 8. C., Chapter 18) or under the District of Columbia workmen's compensation law (45 Stat. 600; 19 D. C. Code, 11, 12) need not support its application with the evidence required by the regulations in Part 32, Subchapter C of this chapter, except the form of policy and endorsement which it proposes to use, unless specifically requested by the Bureau but instead its application may refer to the fact that it has been so authorized. $ 52.2 Workmen's compensation en

dorsement. (a) The following form of endorsement applicable to the standard workmen's compensation and employers' liability policy shall be used with the form of policy approved by the Bureau for use by an authorized carrier: For attachment to Policy No. ---

The obligations of paragraph one (a) of the Policy include the Longshoremen's and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act, being Public Law No. 803 of the 69th Congress, approved March 4, 1927, as extended by the provisions of the Act of Congress providing compensation for disability or death resulting from injury to persons employed at military, air, and naval bases and at certain other places, being Public Law No. 208 of the 77th Congress, approved August 16, 1941, and all laws amendatory thereof or supplementary thereto which may be or becore effective while this policy is in force.

The Company will carry out the provisions of section 35 of said act. Insolvency or bankruptcy of the employer and/or discharge therein shall not relieve the Company from payment of compensation and other benefits lawfully due for disability or death sustained by an employee during the life of the policy.

The Company agrees to abide by all the provisions of this Act and all lawful rules, regulations, orders, and decisions of the Bureau of Employees' Compensation, Federal Security Agency and of the deputy commissioner, having jurisdiction, unless and until set aside, modified, or reversed by a court having jurisdiction of the parties and the subject matter.

This endorsement shall not be canceled prior to the date specified in this policy for its expiration until at least thirty days have elapsed after a notice of cancelation has been sent to the Bureau, to the Deputy Commissioner, and to this employer.

All terms, conditions, requirements, and obligations expressed in this policy or in any other endorsement attached thereto which

tion.

PART 52—AUTHORIZATION OF

INSURANCE CARRIERS Sec. 52.1 Applicants currently authorized to

write insurance under other Federal

workmen's compensation laws. 52.2 Workmen's compensation endorsement. 52.3 Report by carrier of issuance of policy

or endorsement; form. 52.4 Report; by whom sent. 52.5 Agreements to be bound by card reports. 62.6 Report by employer operating tempo

rarily in another compensation dis

trict. 52.7 Name of one employer only shall be

reported on one card. AUTHORITY: The provisions of this part 62 issued under sec. 39, 44 Stat. 1442, sec. 1, 55 Stat. 622; 38 U.S.C. 939, 42 U.S.C. 1661.

SOURCE: The provisions of this Part 62 appear at 8 F.R. 4233, Apr. 3, 1948, unless otherwise noted.

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are not inconsistent with or inapplicable to chapter, all references to the Longshorethe provisions of this endorsement are hereby

men's endorsement shall be construed made a part of this endorsement as fully and completely as if wholly written herein.

as having reference to the workmen's References to the law of any State in Con

compensation endorsement prescribed ditions B and D of this policy are hereby in this section. declared to include for the purpose of this $ 52.3 Report by carrier of issuance of endorsement only, the provisions of the

policy or endorsement; form. Longshoremen's and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act and the said act of Congress (a) A carrier which has executed the approved August 16, 1941 (Public Law No. 208, agreement provided for in $ 52.5 shall 77th Congress), as amended.

report to the deputy commissioner as(b) The following paragraphs may at signed to a compensation district each the option of the insurer be included in policy and endorsement issued by it to the form of endorsement which is pro an employer who carries on operations vided above. No other provision, altera in such compensation district. The retion of any prescribed provision, or alter

port shall be made upon a printed card ation of any optional provision shall be

to be provided by such carrier. Such made or used in any such endorsement

card shall be 50 percent rag, light yellow, except after submission to the Bureau

light weight, and 3 by 5 inches. The and its specific approval thereof.

printing thereon shall be as follows: If this employer 18 a contractor the subject Employer of whose contract includes operations cov

Address------------ered by this policy and he shall sub-contract all or any part of such contract to one or Policy No. Dates of beginning and expiration more sub-contractors, the remuneration of Report 18 made of the issue of approved all the direct employees of all such sub-con form of policy and endorsement under Longtractors shall be included in the return of sboremen's and Harbor Workers' Compensaremuneration under the provisions of this tion Act, as extended to military, air and policy upon which premium is computed. naval bases and other places by the Act of Such remuneration so reported shall be con- August 16, 1941, as amended. sidered the remuneration of employees of

---- Insurance Company this employer and shall in all instances be governed by the same terms, conditions, re Cancellation... quirements, and obligations of the policy as

Hitective date Date notice received the remuneration of the direct employees of

by deputy this employer. The requirements of this This card shall be sent to the Deputy Comparagraph shall not apply as respects any missioner of the Bureau of Employees' Comsuch sub-contractor who has secured com pensation, Federal Security Agency for the pensation for his direct employees as re compensation district indicated by the Imquired by the Longshoremen's and Harbor ployer's address. Workers' Compensation Act, but this em

(b) Each such carrier will print its ployer shall not claim the benefit of this exemption unless and until he shall satisfy

name at the place indicated. The note the company by certificate or otherwise that at the bottom designating the place to any such sub-contractor has legally secured which the card shall be sent should be in the payment of compensation to his own di small type, about 6 point, and if desired rect employees and then only respecting any this designation may be printed on the sub-contractor who has furnished such proof.

back of the card. The space below the If the premium as determined in accord

word "employer" should be suficient to ance with the provisions of the policy is less than $300, there shall be added thereto an

allow two additional lines of typewriting expense constant of $10, unless such addi

and space should be left to allow two adtion shall increase the premium to an ditional lines for typing below the word amount in excess of $300, in which event "address". The word "employer" should only such part of the expense constant shall be about 34 of an inch from the top marbe added as will bring the amount of the gin. The line for cancellation date will premium up to $300. Inclusion of the ex

be filled in only by the office of the pense constant or any part thereof in the

deputy commissioner. estimated advance premium is subject to final adjustment upon audit, all in accord. $ 52.4 Report; by whom sent. ance with the provisions hereof. The mini.

The report of issuance of a policy and mum premium of the policy includes the

endorsement provided for in $ 52.3 shall expense constant.

be sent by the home office of the carrier to (c) In applying the regulations in the deputy commissioner at his headPart 32 Subchapter C of this chapter as quarters, except that any carrier may the regulations issued under this sub- authorize its agency or agencies in any

compensation district to make such reports to the deputy commissioner, provided the carrier shall notify the deputy commissioner in such district of the agent or agencies so duly authorized. The deputy commissioner in turn shall supply to his subofices current lists showing the policies so reported, giving the names and addresses of the employers, with the names of their respective carriers, the policy numbers and the dates of beginning and expiration of the policies. Similar current lists of cancelations shall also be furnished to subofices. $ 52.5 Agreements to be bound by card

reports. (a) Except as provided in this section, each employer shall present to the deputy commissioner in the compensation district in which he has operations, the policy which he has procured in compliance with section 32 of the Longshoremen's and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act (44 Stat. 1439; 33 U. S. C. 932), as extended by the act of August 16, 1941, as amended, covering his operations in such district. Any carrier desiring to do so may make such presentation of such policy unnecessary in any particular case by transmitting to the Bureau an agreement signed by its president and secretary (or other authorized officers in cases of foreign or mutual companies or State funds), in the following form, and making reports, accordingly, of the issuance of a policy in such particular case:

---------- Insurance Company hereby agrees, in consideration of the acceptance by the Bureau of Employees' Com. pensation, Federal Security Agency and its deputy commissioners of reports of issue of approved form of policy and endorsement under the Longshoremen's and Harbor Work. ers' Compensation Act as extended to milltary, air and naval bases and other places by the Act of August 16, 1941 (Public Law 208, 77th Congress), as amended, in the form prescribed by the Commission in $ 52.3 of its regulations, that it will be liable, and hereby accepts the full liability expressed in the approved form of endorsement, under said law in all cases in which it has heretofore and may hereafter use the prescribed form of report to deputy commissioners and transmit the same to the proper deputy commissioner; the sending of such report of issue of policy to the deputy commissioner shall be accepted by the Bureau and its deputy commissioners as conclusive evidence (i) of the issuance of a policy to the employer

named in such report under the Act of August 16, 1941, as amended, in approved form and having attached an approved form of endorsement under applicable regulations of the Bureau, and (2) of the effectiveness of such policy during the period as stated in such report; and it further agrees that such liability shall not be terminated prior to the expiration of the policy, except in case of cancelation, and then at the time and in the manner which is prescribed in said law, in the regulations of said Bureau, and in the endorsement referred to.

(b) An insurance carrier desiring to withdraw from such agreement may do so upon giving 30 days notice to the Bureau by registered mail. $ 52.6 Report by employer operating

temporarily in another compensa

tion district. Where an employer having operations in one compensation district (or jurisdictional area of such district) contemplates engaging in work subject to the said act of August 16, 1941, as amended, in another compensation district, a carrier which has executed the agreement provided for by $ 52.5, and desires to report coverage as to work performed in such other district, may submit to the deputy commissioner of such latter district a report on the card form prescribed by $ 52.3, containing the address of the employer in the first mentioned district with the additional notation "No present address in... compensation district. Certificate requested when address given." 52.7 Name of one employer only shall

be reported on one card. A separate report of the issuance of a policy and endorsement, provided for by $ 52.3, shall be made for each employer covered by a policy. If a policy is issued insuring more than one employer, a separate card report for each employer so covered shall be sent to the deputy commissioner concerned, with the name of only one employer on each such report. 'Unless a card report is received by the deputy commissioner for a compensation district, the deputy commissioner shall regard an employer as an uninsured employer in the particular compensation district (except in cases where such employer is a duly authorized self-insurer, or the employer himself has presented a policy for inspection by the deputy commissioner). . .

The

PART 53—AUTHORIZATION OF

SELF-INSURERS Sec. 53.1 Authorization of self-insurers. 63.2 Reports required of self-insurers; ex

amination of accounts of self-in

surer. $ 53.1 Authorization of self-insurers.

The provisions of the regulations in Part 33, Subchapter C of this chapter, shall govern the authorization of the self-insurance privilege under the said act of August 16, 1941, as amended. An application shall contain (a) a statement of the amount of the employer's pay roll of employees, within the purview of such act, for the preceding 12 months; (b) a statement by classifications of the average number of employees engaged in employments within the purview of said law for the preceding 12 months; (c) a statement of the number of injuries to such employees resulting in disability of more than 7 days duration, or in death, during each of 3 years next preceding the date of the application; (d) an itemized statement of the assets and liabilities of the employer, and current profit and loss statement; (e) a description of the safety organization maintained by the employer for the prevention of injuries at his places of work; (f) a description of the facilities maintained or the arrangements made for the medical and hospital care of injured employees; (g) a statement describing any excess loss insurance or stop-loss insurance arrangement made by the employer, giving the name of the carrier, with full details of any such excess loss coverage; and (h) a statement describing the plan adopted by the employer to set aside a reserve fund for the payment of workmen's compensation benefits (and loss adjustment expenses) under said law. The Bureau in its discretion may require the applicant to submit such further information or such evidence as the Bureau may deem necessary to have in order to enable it to give adequate consideration to such application. Such application shall be signed by the applicant over his typewritten name and if the applicant is not an individual, by the principal officer of the applicant duly authorized to make such application, over his typewritten name and official designation, and shall be sworn to by him. If the applicant is a corporation, the corporate seal shall be affixed. The application shall be filled

with the Bureau. The regulations in this part shall be binding upon each applicant hereunder and the applicant's consent to be bound by all requirements of the said regulations shall be deemed to be included in and a part of the application, as fully as though written therein. (Sec. 89, 44 Stat. 1442; 88 U.S.C. 939. Interprets or applies sec. 1, 66 Stet. 622, as amended; 42 U.S.C. 1661) [8 F.R. 4284, Apr. 8, 1943] § 53.2 Reports required of self-insurers ;

examination of accounts of self-in

surer. (a) At such times as the Bureau may require or prescribe, each self-insurer shall submit such of the following reports as may be requested:

(1) A sworn itemized statement of the self-insurer's assets and liabilities (or a balance sheet), and current profit and loss statement.

(2) A sworn statement showing by classifications the pay roll of employees of the self-insurer who are engaged in employments within the purview of the said act of August 16, 1941, as amended.

(3) A sworn statement of payments of compensation in current cases during any specified quarter, showing the nature of injury in each case.

(4) A sworn statement covering the 6 months' period preceding the date of such report, listing by compensation districts all death and injury cases which have occurred during such period, together with a report of the status of all outstanding claims, showing the particulars of each case.

(b) Whenever it deems it to be necessary, the Bureau may inspect or examine the books of account, records, and other papers of a self-insurer for the purpose of verifying any financial statement submitted to the Bureau by such self-insurer or verifying any information furnished to the Bureau in any report required by this section, or any other section of the regulations in this subchapter, and such self-insurer shall permit the Bureau or its duly authorized representative to make such an inspection or examination as the Bureau shall require. In lieu of this requirement the Bureau may in its discretion accept an adequate report of a certified public accountant. (Sec. 39, 44 Stat. 1442; 33 U. 8. O. 999. Interprets or applies sec. 1, 65 Stat. 622, as amended; 42 0.8.0. 1651) (8 PR. 1286, Apr. 8, 1948]

PART 54— ISSUANCE OF CERTIFI

CATES OF COMPLIANCE Bec. 54.1 Issue of certificates of compliance. 64.2 Same; employer operating temporarily

in another compensation district. 54.3 Return of certificates of compliance.

AUTHORITY: The provisions of this part 54 issued under sec. 39, 44 Stat. 1442, sec. 1, 55 Stat. 622 as amended; 33 U.S.C. 939, 42 U.S.C. 1651.

SOURCE: The provisions of this Part 64 appear at 8 F.R. 4235, Apr. 3, 1943, unless otherwise noted. 654.1 Issue of certificates of compli

ance. (a) Every employer who has secured the payment of compensation by obtain ing a policy of insurance as provided by section 32 of the Longshoremen's and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act (44 Stat. 1439; 33 U.S.C. 939) and by Part 52 of this subchapter will receive from the deputy commissioner in the compensation district in which he has operations (or for the jurisdictional area of such compensation district), and to whom such insurance has been reported, a certificate that such employer has secured the payment of such compensation. Only one such certificate will be issued to an employer in a compensation district, and it will be valid only during the period for which such employer has secured such payment. An employer so desiring may have photostatic copies (or other facsimile copies) of such a certificate made for use in different places within the compensation district or jurisdictional area thereof. A certificate of compliance will be issued by the deputy commissioner to any employer having operations in his district (1) upon receipt by the deputy commissioner and acceptance by him of a card report of the issuance of a policy to the employer concerned as provided by $ 52.3 of this subchapter, by an authorized insurance carrier which has filed an agreement to be bound by such card report in conformity with $ 52.5 of this subchapter, or (2) upon presentation to the deputy commissioner by the employer concerned (and not by an insurance carrier, insurance agent, or broker) of che applicable policy of insurance, and endorsement thereon, issued to the em.

ployer in conformity with Part 52 of this subchapter by an authorized insurance carrier which has not filled the agreement provided for by $ 52.5 of this subchapter.

(b) Every employer who has been granted the privilege of self-insurance as provided by section 32 of the Longshoremen's and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act and by Part 53 of this subchapter will receive from the deputy commissioner a certificate that he has complied with the said law with respect to the securing of the payment of compensation. Only one such certificate will be issued to an employer by a deputy commissioner in a compensation district and it will be valid only during the period stated in such certificate.

(c) Two forms of such certificates have been provided by the Bureau, one form for use where the employer has obtained insurance generally under the regulations in this subchapter and one for use where the employer has been authorized as a self-insurer. $ 54.2 Same; employer operating tem.

porarily in another compensation

district. A deputy commissioner receiving a card report of the issue of a policy of insurance, with the notation authorized by $ 52.6 of this subchapter will file such card report until he receives from the insured employer named therein a request for a certificate of compliance, giving the address of the employer within the compensation district of such deputy commissioner. Upon receipt of such a request the deputy commissioner will send the proper certificate of compliance to such employer at such address. $ 54.3 Return of certificates of com

pliance. Upon the termination by expiration, cancellation or otherwise, of a policy of insurance issued under the provisions of said Act of August 16, 1941, as amended, and the regulations in this subchapter, or the revocation or termination of the privilege of self-insurance granted by the Bureau, all certificates of compliance issued on the basis of such insurance or self-insurance shall be void and shall be returned by the employer to the deputy commissioner issuing them

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