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Sec. 31-290

Workers’ Compensation Act as amended to January 1, 2011

Obligations not to be evaded.

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Sec. 31-290. Obligations not to be evaded. No contract, expressed or implied, no rule, regulation or other device shall in any manner relieve any employer, in whole or in part, of any obligation created by this chapter, except as herein set forth.

(1949 Rev., S. 7455; 1958 Rev., S. 31-183; 1961, P.A. 491, S. 43.)

History: 1961 act entirely replaced previous provisions.

Cited. 128 C. 579. Cited. 157 C. 545. Exculpatory agreements in the employment context violate Connecticut public policy. 280 C. 494.

Subsec. (b):

In making award under this subsec., commissioner required to make “due allowance” under Sec. 31-314 for any sum paid by employer. 49 CA 66.

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