Effective date: February 3, 2012
Application: All obligatory notices of attachment of compensation benefits on and after the effective date.
Policy subject: Termination, reduction or suspension of benefits
To establish guidelines for legal attachments on compensation.
Wage loss benefits, also referred to as loss of earnings benefits, means the compensation payment for the wage loss incurred beyond the day of injury by a worker as a result of a workplace injury. Wage loss benefits are based on the injured worker’s gross earnings up to the maximum insurable amount and include short-term wage loss, earnings replacement, and or any commutation of these, paid in accordance with The Workers’ Compensation Act, 2013 (the “Act”). Wage loss benefits may also include a medical pension granted under The Workers’ Compensation Act, 1974.
The Workers’ Compensation Act, 2013
The Enforcement of Maintenance Orders Act, 1997 sections 33, 40.5, 40.6, 40.7, 40.8, 40.9, 40.91
The Enforcement of Maintenance Orders Regulations, 2009 sections 8, 9, Form I, Form M
POL 09/2008 Attachment of Compensation
01 January 2014. References updated in accordance with The Workers’ Compensation Act, 2013
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