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Newfoundland and Labrador
Regulation 2013


NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR REGULATION 130/13

NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR
REGULATION 130/13

Workplace Health, Safety and Compensation Regulations (Amendment)
under the
Workplace Health, Safety and Compensation Act
(O.C. 2013-377)

(Filed December 18, 2013)

Under the authority of section 123 of the Workplace Health, Safety and Compensation Act, the Workplace Health, Safety and Compensation Commission, with the approval of the Lieutenant-Governor in Council makes the following regulations.

Dated at St. John’s, December 18, 2013.

Julia Mullaley
Clerk of Executive Council

Ralph Tucker
Chairperson
Workplace Health, Safety and
Compensation Commission


REGULATIONS

Analysis


        1.   S.21 R&S
Maximum compensable and assessable earnings

        2.   Commencement


CNLR1025/96
as amended

        1. Section 21 of the Workplace Health, Safety and Compensation Regulations is repealed and the following substituted:

Maximum compensable and assessable earnings

      21. (1) For the purpose of section 102 and subsection 80(8) of the Act, the maximum compensable assessable earnings for 2014 shall be calculated in accordance with the following formula:

MCAE = GW x CPI

where

     MCAE  means the maximum compensable assessable earnings

           GW  means gross wages of $60,155

           CPI  means the difference, rounded to one decimal place, between

                      (i)  the average monthly Consumer Price Index for Canada as published by Statistics Canada for July 2012 to June 2013, and

                     (ii)  the average monthly Consumer Price Index for Canada as published by Statistics Canada for July 2011 to June 2012

             (2)  For the purpose of section 102 and subsection 80(8) of the Act, the maximum compensable assessable earnings for 2015 and each year after that shall be calculated annually in accordance with the following formula:

MCAE = PMCAE x CPI

where

     MCAE  means the maximum compensable assessable earnings

PMCAE     means the maximum compensable assessable earnings for the previous year

           CPI  means the difference, rounded to one decimal place, between

                      (i)  the average monthly Consumer Price Index as published for Canada by Statistics Canada for the 12 month July to June period immediately preceding the year of the maximum compensable assessable earnings calculation, and

                     (ii)  the average monthly Consumer Price Index as published for Canada by Statistics Canada for the 12 month July to June period immediately preceding the period referred to in subparagraph (i).

Commencement

        2. These regulations come into force on January 1, 2014.