(1) Any recruited worker who-
(a) becomes incapacitated by sickness or accident during the journey to the place of employment; or
(b) is found on medical examination to be unfit for employment; or
(c) for a reason for which he is not responsible, is not engaged after being recruited; or
(d) is found by an authorized labour officer to have been recruited by misrepresentation or mistake, shall be repatriated at the expense of the recruiter or employer.
(2) Where the family of a recruited worker accompanies him under section 34 or 44 of this Act, sections 27 (6) and 28 of this Act (and any requirements or directions thereunder) shall apply to the family as nearly as may be; and, if the worker-
(a) is repatriated under subsection (1) of this section; or
(b) dies during the journey to the place of employment, the family shall be repatriated at the expense of the recruiter or employer.
Section 31 of the Labour Act in Nigeria