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Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

AGO 1953 NO. 459 > Jan 13 1953

A principal contractor who lets a contract for extra-hazardous work shall be liable directly and primarily for the payment of premiums to the accident and medical aid funds for work performed under such contract, under the provisions of RCW 51.12.070, and such provision does not offend against Article 1, § 3 of the state constitution or the fourteenth amendment of the United States Constitution.