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Workers Compensation Act 1987 No 70
Current version for 25 March 2020 to date (accessed 6 April 2020 at 16:00)
37   Weekly payments during second entitlement period (weeks 14–130)
(1)  The weekly payment of compensation to which an injured worker who has no current work capacity is entitled during the second entitlement period is to be at the rate of 80% 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 and has returned to work for not less than 15 hours per week is entitled during the second 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.
(3)  The weekly payment of compensation to which an injured worker who has current work capacity and has returned to work for less than 15 hours per week (or who has not returned to work) is entitled during the second entitlement period is to be at the lesser of the following rates—
(a)  80% 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.