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RETURN TO WORK ACT 2014 - SECT 40

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 under section 33(21)(b) 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).

        (2)         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.

        (3)         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—

            (a)         changes in the CPI; and

            (b)         any other matter prescribed by the regulations.



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