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Payment in respect of dependent children

31 Payment in respect of dependent children

(cf former s 8 (1A))

(1) Compensation payable under section 25 (1) (b) in respect of a dependent child of a deceased worker shall, unless the Commission otherwise orders--
(a) be paid to the surviving parent of the child concerned, if there is one, or
(b) be paid to the NSW Trustee for the benefit of the child or to any person (approved by the NSW Trustee) having the care or custody of the dependent child, if no such parent survives.
(2) If the Commission makes an order under subsection (1), the compensation is payable in accordance with the order.

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