A-25 - Automobile Insurance Act

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80. Subject to section 80.1, a victim holding a part-time employment or an unemployed victim able to work whose main occupation consists, on the date of the accident and for no remuneration, in taking care of a child under 16 years of age or of a person who, for any reason whatever, is ordinarily unable to hold any employment is entitled to an indemnity for care expenses.
The indemnity shall be a weekly payment in the amount of
(1)  $250 where the victim has the care of a person contemplated in the first paragraph;
(2)  $280 where the victim has the care of two persons contemplated in the first paragraph;
(3)  $310 where the victim has the care of three persons contemplated in the first paragraph;
(4)  $340 where the victim has the care of four or more persons contemplated in the first paragraph.
The victim shall receive the indemnity for as long as he is unable to care for the person contemplated in the first paragraph.
During such time as the victim is so unable, the indemnity shall be adjusted, in the cases and on the conditions prescribed by regulation, according to any variation in the number of persons contemplated in the first paragraph.
The adjustment or cessation of payment of the indemnity shall take effect at the end of the week during which the number of persons varied or the victim ceased to be so unable, as the case may be.
1977, c. 68, s. 80; 1982, c. 59, s. 30; 1989, c. 15, s. 1; 1991, c. 58, s. 15.
80. A victim holding a part-time employment or an unemployed victim able to work who, on the date of the accident and for no remuneration, has the care of a child under 16 years of age or of a person who, for any reason whatever, is ordinarily unable to hold any employment is entitled to an indemnity for care expenses.
The indemnity shall be a weekly payment in the amount of
(1)  $250 where the victim has the care of a person contemplated in the first paragraph;
(2)  $280 where the victim has the care of two persons contemplated in the first paragraph;
(3)  $310 where the victim has the care of three persons contemplated in the first paragraph;
(4)  $340 where the victim has the care of four or more persons contemplated in the first paragraph.
The victim shall receive the indemnity for a long as he is unable to care for the person contemplated in the first paragraph.
During such time as the victim is so unable, the indemnity shall be adjusted, in the cases and on the conditions prescribed by regulation, according to any variation in the number of persons contemplated in the first paragraph.
The adjustment or cessation of payment of the indemnity shall take effect at the end of the week during which the number of persons varied or the victim ceased to be so unable, as the case may be.
1977, c. 68, s. 80; 1982, c. 59, s. 30; 1989, c. 15, s. 1.
80. (Repealed).
1977, c. 68, s. 80; 1982, c. 59, s. 30.
80. The motion is filed before the court of the district of the domicile or residence of the debtor; it must be served on the latter in the same manner and within the same delay as an ordinary writ of summons in the Superior Court.
1977, c. 68, s. 80.