Contents (2017 - 10)Skip to content
Motor Accident Injuries Act 2017 No 10
Current version for 1 February 2019 to date (accessed 19 November 2019 at 11:42)
Weekly payments during second entitlement period (weeks 14–78 after motor accident)
An earner who is injured as a result of a motor accident and suffers a total or partial loss of earnings as a result of the injury is entitled to weekly payments of statutory benefits under this section during the second entitlement period.Only a person who was an earner when injured is entitled to statutory benefits under this section—see Schedule 1.A weekly payment of statutory benefits under this section is to be at the rate of:in the case of total loss of earning capacity—80%, orof the difference between the person’s pre-accident weekly earnings and the person’s post-accident earning capacity (if any) after the first entitlement period.in the case of partial loss of earning capacity—85%,A weekly payment of statutory benefits to a person under this section is not to exceed the maximum weekly statutory benefits amount less the person’s post-accident earning capacity (if any) after the first entitlement period.A weekly payment of statutory benefits to a person under this section is not to be less than the minimum weekly statutory benefits amount or the person’s pre-accident weekly earnings, whichever is the lesser.