34:15-104. Definitions. As used in this article, unless the context or subject matter otherwise requires:
"Stock fund" means the stock workers' compensation security fund created by this article.
"Mutual fund" means the mutual workers' compensation security fund created by this article.
"Funds" means the stock fund and the mutual fund.
"Fund" means either the stock fund or the mutual fund as the context may require.
"Fund year" means the calendar year.
"Stock carrier" means any stock corporation authorized to transact the business of workers' compensation insurance in this State, except an insolvent stock carrier.
"Mutual carrier" means any corporation or association organized and operating on the mutual plan, authorized to transact the business of workers' compensation insurance in this State, except an insolvent mutual carrier.
"Carrier" means either a stock carrier or a mutual carrier, as the context may require.
"Insolvent stock carrier" or "insolvent mutual carrier" means a stock carrier or a mutual carrier, as the case may be, which has been determined to be insolvent, or for which or for the assets of which a receiver has been appointed by a court or public officer of competent jurisdiction and authority.
"Compensation," "benefits," "death benefits," and "payments of losses" means payments with respect to the injury or death of workers under this chapter, R.S. 34:15-1 et seq., or the federal "Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act," 44 Stat. 1424 (33 U.S.C. 901 et seq.), arising from coverage of risks located or resident in this State.
"Compensation rate" means the rate of compensation provided by the workers' compensation act, R.S. 34:15-1 et seq.