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Motor Accident Injuries Act 2017 No 10
Current version for 1 February 2019 to date (accessed 19 November 2019 at 11:42)
Part 3 Division 3.3 Section 3.7
3.7   Weekly payments during second entitlement period (weeks 14–78 after motor accident)
(1)  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.
Note.
 Only a person who was an earner when injured is entitled to statutory benefits under this section—see Schedule 1.
(2)  A weekly payment of statutory benefits under this section is to be at the rate of:
(a)  in the case of total loss of earning capacity—80%, or
(b)  in the case of partial loss of earning capacity—85%,
of 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.
(3)  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.
(4)  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.