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This Act is current to November 29, 2017
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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.]

CPI Adjustments

B.C. Reg. 43/2017, deposited February 20, 2017, under the WORKERS COMPENSATION ACT [section 224 (2) (k)]. Order in Council 60/2017, approved and ordered February 17, 2017.

On the recommendation of the undersigned, the Lieutenant Governor, by and with the advice and consent of the Executive Council, orders that the Workers Compensation Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 492, is amended as set out in the attached Schedule.

— S. BOND, Minister of Jobs, Tourism and Skills Training and Minister Responsible for Labour; R. COLEMAN, Presiding Member of the Executive Council.

Schedule

1 The Workers Compensation Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 492, is amended in each of the provisions referred to in Column 1 below by striking out, wherever it appears, the amount listed in Column 2 opposite that provision and substituting the corresponding amount in Column 3:

Column 1Column 2Column 3
SectionAmount
Struck Out $
Amount
Substituted $
3 (5) (c)131.48133.44
17 (3) (a)(ii)345.68350.83
17 (3) (c)1 117.041 133.74
17 (3) (d)1 117.041 133.74
17 (3) (f) (iii) (B)345.68350.83
17 (3) (g)37 240.9037 797.17
17 (3) (h) (i)611.80620.94
17 (3) (h) (ii)611.80620.94
17 (3) (i)611.80620.94
17 (13)2 660.142 699.88
18 (1)462.87469.77
143.67145.82
22 (2)1 709.321 734.85
29 (2)394.40400.29
33 (5)1 709.321 734.85
35 (5)235.68239.19
73 (1)54 988.6755 810.03
75 (3)5 259.105 337.66
77 (2)5 259.105 337.66
196 (2)628 034.57637 415.60
196.1 (1)1 0001 025.42
217 (a) (i)687 358.45697 625.60
34 367.9634 881.31
217 (b) (i)1 374 716.891 395 251.19
68 735.8569 762.56
225 (2) (f.1)1 0001 025.42

Contents | Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Schedules A to D | CPI Adjustments