82. From the one hundred and eighty-first day following his accident, the victim contemplated in section 80 may, at any time he considers appropriate, elect one of the following indemnities:
(1) the same indemnity as he is already receiving under section 80;
(2) an income replacement indemnity granted under section 26 to an unemployed victim who is able to work.
The Société shall, before the one hundred and eighty-first day following the accident, provide the victim with the assistance and information necessary to make an enlightened choice.
1977, c. 68, s. 82; 1982, c. 59, s. 30; 1989, c. 15, s. 1; 1990, c. 19, s. 11.