51A. PRESUMPTION AS TO ACCIDENT ARISING IN COURSE OF EMPLOYMENT. –
1[51A. Presumption as to accident arising in course of employment.—For the purposes of this Act, an accident arising in the course of an insured person’s employment shall be presumed, in the absence of evidence to the contrary, also to have arisen out of that employment.
Accident arisen out of employment is to be presumed and no other evidence is required; Harjinder Kaur v. Employees’ State Insurance Corporation, (1987) 55 FLR 772 (P&H).
1. Subs. by Act 44 of 1966, sec. 23, for the original section 51 (w.e.f. 28-1-1968).