CHAPTER 29

DELAWARE WORKMEN'S COMPENSATION LAW EXTENDING PROVISIONS FOR PAYMENTS

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 175 OF THE REVISED CODE OF DELAWARE, 1935, AS AMENDED, ENTITLED, "DELAWARE WORKMEN'S COMPENSATION LAW", BY EXTENDING THE PROVISIONS FOR PAYMENTS THEREUNDER DURING THE CONTINUANCE OF TOTAL DISABILITY.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met:

Section 1. That 6080. Sec. 10. of Chapter 175 of the Revised Code of Delaware, 1935, as amended, be further amended by striking out and repealing all of the first paragraph thereof and by substituting in lieu of the part so stricken out the following new first paragraph, as follows:

6080. Sec. 10. Total Disabilities, Compensation for; Schedules for Partial Disabilities; Schedules for; Death; Compensation to Dependents:--The following schedule of compensation is hereby established for injuries resulting in total disability:

(a) During the continuance of total disability, sixty percent (60%) of the wages of the injured employee as defined by this Chapter; but the compensation shall not be more than Twenty-One Dollars ($21.00) per week nor less than Eight Dollars ($8.00) per week; provided that if at the time of injury the employee receives wages of less than Eight Dollars ($8.00) per week, then he shall receive the full amount of such wages per week as compensation. Nothing in this sub-section (a) shall require the payment of compensation after disability shall cease.

Approved February 11, 1947.