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Merchant Seamen Compensation Act

Version of section 42 from 2002-12-31 to 2007-06-30:

Marginal note:Payments, etc., during disability considered

  •  (1) In fixing the amount of a weekly or monthly payment, regard shall be had to any payment, allowance or benefit that a seaman may receive from his employer during the period of his disability, including any pension, gratuity or other allowance provided wholly at the expense of the employer.

  • Marginal note:No compensation if wages paid

    (2) No compensation is payable in respect of the period during which an employer is, under the Canada Shipping Act, or otherwise, liable for the payment of wages and to defray the expenses of maintenance of an injured seaman.

  • Marginal note:Compensation paid in full

    (3) Any sum payable by way of compensation by the owner of a ship under this Act shall be paid in full notwithstanding anything in Part 3 of the Marine Liability Act.

  • R.S., 1985, c. M-6, s. 42
  • 2001, c. 6, s. 116

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