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Statutes of Newfoundland and Labrador 2018
AN ACT TO AMEND THE WORKPLACE HEALTH, SAFETY AND COMPENSATION ACT
(Assented to March 12, 2018)
Be it enacted by the Lieutenant-Governor and House of Assembly in Legislative Session convened, as follows:
1. Subsection 74(2) of the Workplace Health, Safety and Compensation Act is repealed and the following substituted:
(2) For periods of wage loss after March 31, 2018, the rate used for calculating a worker's loss of earning capacity shall be 85% of the difference between the worker's average weekly net earnings at the commencement of his or her loss of earnings resulting from the injury, subject to the maximum prescribed amount under subsection 80(8), and the average weekly net earnings the worker is estimated to be capable of earning at suitable employment after sustaining that injury.
2. Subsection 74.1(2) of the Act is repealed.
3. This Act comes into force on April 1, 2018.