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Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act, 1993 (Act No. 130 of 1993)

Chapter VI : Determination and calculation of compensation

57. Increase of monthly pensions


(1) The Minister may on the recommendation of the Director-General by notice in the Gazette increase the monthly pensions payable in terms of sections 49 and 54 by such percentage as he may so determine: Provided that at least 60 days before any such increase a notice shall be published in the Gazette
(a) of the intention to increase the monthly pensions; and
(b) inviting any person who wishes to comment on the proposed increase to submit such comment in writing to the commissioner within the period mentioned in the notice.


(2) In determining the percentage referred to in subsection (1) the Minister may differentiate between accidents which happened on different dates.