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The Workers Compensation Amendment Act (2)

S.M. 1991-92, c. 5

Bill 43, 2nd Session, 35th Legislature

The Workers Compensation Amendment Act (2)

(Assented to July 5, 1991)

HER MAJESTY, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba, enacts as follows:

C.C.S.M. c. W200 amended

1           The Workers Compensation Act is amended by this Act.

Subsection 28(1) amended

2(1)        Subsection 28(1) is amended

(a) in clause (a), by striking out "$816." and substituting "$894.";

(b) in clause (b), by striking out "$816." and "$184." and substituting "$894." and "$201.", respectively;

(c) in clause (c), by striking out "$204." and substituting "$223.";

(d) in clause (d), by striking out "$816." and substituting "$894.";

(e) in subclause (e)(iv), by striking out "$204." and substituting "$223.";

(f) in subclause (e)(v), by striking out "$226." and substituting "$247.";

(g) in subclause (f)(i), by striking out "$165." and substituting "$181.";

(h) in subclause (f)(ii), by striking out "$329." and substituting "$360.".

Subsection 28(2)

2(2)        Subsection 28(2) is amended by striking out "$816." wherever it occurs and substituting "$894.".

Section 37 amended

3           Section 37 is amended by striking out "$816." wherever it occurs and substituting "$894."

Section 38 amended

4           Section 38 is amended by striking out "$816." and substituting "$894."

Section 39 rep. and sub.

5           Section 39 is repealed and the following is substituted:

Payment increase for pre-1989 accident

39          Where, as of June 30, 1991, a person is receiving or is entitled to receive a periodic payment under this Part as compensation in respect of a permanent disability arising from an accident that happened before January 1, 1989, the amount of the periodic payment is increased as of July 1, 1991 from the amount of the periodic payment to which the person is entitled as of June 30, 1991, as the Act is on that day

(a) where the accident happened before January 1, 1988, by 9.5%;

(b) where the accident happened after December 31, 1987 and before January 1, 1989, by 5.4%.

Subsection 40(5) amended

6           Subsection 40(5) is amended by striking out "$816." wherever it occurs and substituting "$894."

Section 41 amended

7           Section 41 is amended by striking out "$816." and substituting "$894.".

Subsection 43(1) amended

8(1)        Subsection 43(1) is amended by striking out "$816." wherever it occurs and substituting "$894."

Subsection 43(2) amended

8(2)        Subsection 43(2) is amended by striking out "$816." and substituting "$894.".

Coming into force

9           This Act comes into force on July 1, 1991 and if royal assent is not given by that day, this Act is retroactive and is deemed to have come into force on July 1, 1991.