40—Supplementary income support for incapacity resulting from surgery
(1) Subject to this
section, an injured worker who has an incapacity for work as a result of
surgery approved by the Corporation is entitled to weekly
payments ("supplementary income support payments") as provided by this section
if the incapacity occurs after the end of the second designated period that
applies under section 39(1)(b).
Supplementary income support payments are not payable under this section in
respect of any period of incapacity that occurs more than 13 weeks after
the surgery concerned.
Supplementary income support payments under this section are payable at the
rate provided by and in accordance with section 39(1)(b) as if the period
of incapacity in respect of which the payments are made occurred during the
second designated period subject to any adjustments made under the regulations
to take into account—
changes in the CPI; and
other matter prescribed by the regulations.