Section 25-5-2

Powers and duties of Secretary of Labor with respect to administration of chapter generally; "director" defined.

The Secretary of Labor of the State of Alabama shall gather statistics on accidents and their causes and shall generally be responsible for the efficient administration of this chapter. To this end, the secretary shall make the necessary investigations and examinations in connection with the settlement of all workers' compensation claims. As used in this chapter, the word "secretary" shall mean the Secretary of the "Department of Labor".

(Code 1923, §7589; Acts 1939, No. 661, p. 1036, §9; Code 1940, T. 26, §264; Acts 1992, No. 92-537, p. 1082, §3.)