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Declaration of purpose
Workers' Compensation (WKC) CHAPTER 67, ARTICLE 3-A
§ 49-aa. Declaration of purpose. The compensability of claims for loss
of hearing resulting from exposure to industrial noise has created a
problem in this state which is a matter of grave concern to the
legislature. The legislature, therefore, finds and declares that the
public interest can best be served by providing that compensation for
occupational loss of hearing shall be paid only as provided in this
article and subject to the conditions and limitations hereinafter set