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Maryland Manual, 1915-16
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the Legislature, and in default of such legislative provision,
distribution thereof shall be in accordance with the justice of
the matter, due regard being had to obligations of compensa-
tion incurred and existing.

SEC. 29. Every policy for the insurance of the compensa-
tion herein provided for, or against liability therefor, shall be
deemed to be made subject to the provisions of this Act. No
company or association shall enter into any such policy of
insurance until such company or association shall first obtain
from the Insurance Commissioner of Maryland a license of
authority for the purpose, which said Commissioner of Insur-
ance shall have full power and authority from time to time to
determine the adequacy of its or their premium rates for
carrying compensation insurance as provided, in this law, and
until the form. of such policy shall have been approved by the
State Industrial Accident Commission; and. said. Insurance
Commissioner shall have full power and authority to require
said insurance companies to establish and maintain adequate
rates to cover respective risks to which their policies are ap-
plicable under the provisions of this Act. Any person violat-
ing the provisions of this section shall be subject to a fine of
not less than one hundred, nor more than one thousand dol-
lars for each offense.

SEC. 30. Every policy of insurance covering the liability of
the employer for compensation issueed by a stock company or
by a mutual association authorized, to transact workmen's com-
pensation insurance in this State, shall contain a provision
setting forth the right of the Commission to enforce in the
name of the State of Maryland for the benefit of the person
entitled to the compensation insured by the policy either by
filing a separate application or by making the insurance car-
rier a party to the original application, the liability of the
insurance carrier in whole or in part for the payment of such
compensation; provided, however, that payment in. whole or
in part of such compensation by either the employer or the
insurance carrier shall to the extent thereof be a bar to the
recovery against the other of the amount so paid.

Every such policy shall contain a provision that, as between
the employee and the insurance carrier, the notice to or knowl-
edge of the occurrence of the injury on the part of the em-
ployer shall be deemed, notice or knowledge, as the case may
be, on the part of the insurance carrier; the jurisdiction of
the employer shall, for the purpose of this Act, be jurisdiction


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