Section 25-5-54

Presumptions as to applicability and acceptance of provisions of articles.

Every employer and employee, except as otherwise specifically provided in this article, shall be presumed to have accepted and come under this article and Article 4 of this chapter and the provisions thereof relating to the payment and acceptance of compensation.

(Acts 1919, No. 245, p. 206; Code 1923, §7547; Acts 1935, No. 387, p. 831; Acts 1936, Ex. Sess., No. 29, p. 9; Acts 1939, No. 661, p. 1036, §15; Code 1940, T. 26, §273; Acts 1973, No. 1062, p. 1750, §9; Acts 1992, No. 92-537, p. 1082, §14.)