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Workers Compensation Act 1987 No 70
Current version for 25 March 2020 to date (accessed 6 April 2020 at 15:28)
36   Weekly payments during first entitlement period (first 13 weeks)
(1)  The weekly payment of compensation to which an injured worker who has no current work capacity is entitled during the first entitlement period is to be at the rate of 95% of the worker’s pre-injury average weekly earnings.
(2)  The weekly payment of compensation to which an injured worker who has current work capacity is entitled during the first entitlement period is to be at the lesser of the following rates—
(a)  95% of the worker’s pre-injury average weekly earnings, less the worker’s current weekly earnings,
(b)  the maximum weekly compensation amount, less the worker’s current weekly earnings.