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19. Provision relating to personal accident insurance and compensation:

19. Provision relating to personal accident insurance and
compensation: (1) The mountaineering expedition team shall insure,
from the insurance company as recognized by Government of Nepal, of
the liaison officer, headman, mountain guide, high altitude worker and
base camp worker of their personal accident not less than following
amount so as to cover the duration from the date of departure for
mountaineering expedition until the date of return after completion of
the mountaineering expedition,-
(a) For liaison officer – Six Hundred Thousand
Rupees
(b) For headman and – Five Hundred Thousand
mountain guide Rupees
(c) For the high altitude
worker – Four Hundred Thousand
Rupees
(d) For the base camp
worker – Three Hundred and Fifty
Thousand Rupees
(2) The mountaineering expedition team shall insure the local
worker not less than Two Hundred Fifty Thousand Rupees pursuant to
Sub-rule (1).
(3) The responsibility to make available the insurance or
compensation amount pursuant to Sub-rule (1) and (2) and Sub-section
(2) and (3) of section 25 of the Act to the concerned person or his/her
successor shall lie on the concerned mountaineering expedition team or
on such institution arranging the mountaineering expedition.
(4) The mountaineering expedition team or insurance company
shall deposit the insurance or compensation amount at the Ministry if the
person found minor to receive the amount pursuant to Sub-rule (1) and
(2) and Sub-section (2) and (3) of Section 25 of the Act and the Ministry
shall make appropriate management of his/her care until he /she become
adult.
(5) The Mountaineering expedition team shall make medical
insurance, from the insurance company recognized by Government of
Nepal, of the liaison officer, headman, mountain guide, high altitude
worker, base camp worker and local worker for their minor injuries in an
accident.