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CIVIL LIABILITY ACT 2003 - SECT 54

Damages for loss of earnings

54 Damages for loss of earnings

(1) In making an award of damages for loss of earnings, including in a dependency claim, the maximum award a court may make is for an amount equal to the limit fixed by subsection (2) .
(2) The limit is an amount equal to the present value of 3 times average weekly earnings per week for each week of the period of loss of earnings.
(3) In this section—

"present value" means the value when the award is made.



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