Workmen's Compensation (Amendment) Act, 1948

Supplementary allowance to workmen entitled to weekly payments under the Workmen's Compensation Acts, 1897 and 1900, and the Workmen's Act, 1906.

3.—Where a workman is entitled to a weekly payment by way of compensation under the Acts of 1897 and 1900 or the Act of 1906 in respect of any week commencing on or after the appointed day—

(a) the workman shall, subject to paragraph (b) of this section, be entitled, in respect of that week, to a supplementary allowance equal to two-thirds of the weekly payment,

(b) the supplementary allowance shall not exceed such sum as together with the weekly payment amounts to fifty shillings per week,

(c) the supplementary allowance shall for all the purposes of the Acts of 1897 and 1900 or the Act of 1906 (whichever is appropriate) be deemed to be part of the weekly payment and shall accordingly be payable by the employer liable to make the weekly payment.