29.1. A victim who, by reason of the accident, is deprived of regular benefits or employment benefits established to assist in obtaining skills for employment through a training program under the Act respecting employment insurance in Canada (Statutes of Canada, 1996, chapter 23) to which he was entitled at the time of the accident is entitled to an income replacement indemnity for such time as he is deprived of benefits by reason of the accident but not beyond the date scheduled, at the time of the accident, for the completion of current studies.
The indemnity to which the victim is entitled is computed on the basis of the benefits that would have been paid to him had the accident not occurred.
For the purposes of this section, the benefits to which the victim would have been entitled are deemed to be his gross income.
1991, c. 58, s. 6; 1999, c. 22, s. 39; 1999, c. 22, s. 4.