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Workers Compensation Act

[RSBC 1996] CHAPTER 492

[Note: the dollar amounts shown in sections 3, 17, 18, 22, 29, 33 (5), 35, 73, 75, 77, 196, 196.1, 217 and 225 may not reflect the current consumer price index adjustments referred to in section 25.2, and the maximum wage rate shown in section 33 (10) may not be current. Current information may be found on the Workers' Compensation Board website at www.worksafebc.com/en/law-policy/claims-rehabilitation/claims-related-consumer-price-index or may be obtained by calling your WorkSafeBC regional office.]

Schedule [CPI adj]

CONSUMER PRICE INDEX ADJUSTMENTS

B.C. Reg. 241/2019, deposited November 28, 2019, under the WORKERS COMPENSATION ACT [section 25.2]. Order of the Workers' Compensation Board, dated November 27, 2019.

The Workers' Compensation Board orders that,

(a) effective January 1, 2020, the dollar amounts referred to in the Workers Compensation Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 492, set out in column 2 of the attached Schedule 1 are adjusted, in accordance with section 25.2 (1) of the Act, to the dollar amounts set out in column 3 of the attached Schedule 1,

(b) effective January 1, 2020, B.C. Reg. 247/2018 is repealed, and

(c) for the purposes of the 2020 calendar year, the dollar amounts referred to in the Workers Compensation Act, R.S.B.C. 2019, c. 1, set out in column 2 of the attached Schedule 2 are adjusted, in accordance with section 333 (1) of the Act, to the dollar amounts set out in column 3 of the attached Schedule 2.

— A. NASER, President, Workers' Compensation Board.

Schedule 1

Column 1
Workers Compensation Act
R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 492
section number
Column 2
Current dollar ($) amount
Column 3
Adjusted dollar ($)
amount
on January 1, 2020
3 (5) (c)138.61141.19
17 (3) (a) (ii)364.42371.21
17 (3) (c)1 177.651 199.60
17 (3) (d)1 177.651 199.60
17 (3) (f) (iii) (B)364.42371.21
17 (3) (g)39 261.0439 992.98
17 (3) (h) (i)644.99657.01
17 (3) (h) (ii)644.99657.01
17 (3) (i)644.99657.01
17 (13)2 804.442 856.72
18 (1)487.96
151.46
497.06
154.28
22 (2)1 802.041 835.64
29 (2)415.79423.54
33 (5)1 802.041 835.64
35 (5)248.45253.08
73 (1)57 971.5359 052.28
75 (3)5 544.385 647.74
77 (2)5 544.385 647.74
196 (2)662 102.49674 445.93
196.1 (1)1 065.141 085.00
217 (a) (i)724 644.41
36 232.25
738 153.81
36 907.72
217 (b) (i)1 449 288.80
72 464.44
1 476 307.60
73 815.38
225 (2) (f.1)1 065.141 085.00

Schedule 2

Column 1
Workers Compensation Act
R.S.B.C. 2019, c. 1
section number
Column 2
Current dollar ($) amount
Column 3
Adjusted dollar ($)
amount for 2020
94 (2)1 065.141 085.00
95 (2)662 102.49674 445.93
102 (a) (i)724 644.41
36 232.25
738 153.81
36 907.72
102 (b) (i)1 449 288.80
72 464.44
1 476 307.60
73 815.38
1672 804.442 856.72
169 (3)1 177.651 199.60
170 (3)1 177.651 199.60
171 (3) (b)364.42371.21
171 (4)39 261.0439 992.98
172 (4) (b)364.42371.21
172 (5)39 261.0439 992.98
173 (3)644.99657.01
174 (3)644.99657.01
175 (3)644.99657.01
191 (2) (a)415.79423.54
194 (2)1 802.041 835.64
208 (5)1 802.041 835.64
213 (3)138.61141.19
225 (1)487.96
151.46
497.06
154.28
231 (3)248.45253.08
236 (1)5 544.385 647.74
236 (2)5 544.385 647.74
251 (2)57 971.5359 052.28
349 (2)5 544.385 647.74

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