Section 7   [ View Judgements ]

Amount of compensation


(1) The compensation payable under this Act shall be as follows:



(a) where death results from the injury, the amount payable in a like case under the Workmen's Compensation Act, 1923, (8 of 1923) reduced by the value in lump sum of the amount payable under the Personal Injuries (Emergency Provisions) Act, 1962 (59 of 1962) ;



(b) where permanent total disablement results from the injury, the amount payable in a like case under Workmen's Compensation Act, 1923 , reduced by the value in lump sum of the amount payable under the personal Injuries(Emergency Provisions) Act, 1962 ;



(c) where permanent partial disablement results from the injury--



(i) in the case of an injury specified in the Schedule--such percentage of the compensation which would have been payable in the case of permanent total disablement as is specified therein as being the percentage of disablement'



(ii) in the case of an injury not specified in the Schedule--the percentage of such compensation specified in the Schedule for disablement held by a competent medical authority acting under the Scheme made the Personal Injuries (Emergency Provisions) Act, 1962, (59 of 1962) to be of corresponding degree;



(iii) where more injuries than one are sustained-- the aggregate of the compensation payable in respect of those injuries, so however as not to exceed in any case the compensation which would have been payable if permanent total disability had resulted from the injuries;



(d) where temporary disablement, whether total or partial, results from the injury, the half-monthly payments payable in a like case under the Workmen's Compensation Act, 1923, (8 of 1923) reduced in each case, so long as he receives any payment under the Scheme made under the Personal Injuries (Emergency Provisions) Act, 1962 , by the amount under the said Scheme.



(2) Where the monthly wages of a workman are more than five hundred rupees, the compensation payable under this Act shall be the amount payable under the provisions of sub-section (1) in the case of a workman whose monthly wages are more than four hundred rupees.

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