(n) ‘Workman’ means any person (other than a person whose employment is of a casual nature and who is employed otherwise than for the purposes of the employer’s trade or business) who is –
(i) a railway servant as defined in Section 3 of the Indian Railways Act 1890 (9 of 1890) not permanently employed in any administrative district or sub-divisional office of a railway and not employed in any such capacity as is specified in Schedule II or
(ia)(a) a master seaman or other member of the crew of a ship.
(b) a captain or other member of the crew of an aircraft
(c) a person recruited as driver helper mechanic cleaner or in any other capacity in connection with a motor vehicle
(d) a person recruited for work abroad by a company and who is employed outside India in any such capacity as is specified in Schedule II and the ship aircraft or motor vehicle or company as the case may be is registered in India or;
(ii) employed in any such capacity as is specified in Schedule II whether the contract of employment was made before or after the passing of this Act and whether the contract is expressed or implied oral or in writing; but does not include any person working in the capacity of a member of the Armed Forces of the Union; and any reference to a workman who has been injured shall where the workman is dead includes a reference to his dependants or any of them.
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