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8.6.1 Leg and foot impairments


The impairments to the leg and foot which were compensable under the 1971 Act, and the applicable percentages of the maximum statutory rate, were set out in S39(4):

39(4) The losses and percentages referred to in Subsection (3) are the losses and percentages set out in the following table:

Nature of Loss


Loss of leg at or above knee


Loss of leg below knee


Loss of foot


Note that certain losses affecting the foot are covered under other descriptions:

  • loss of a toe: 'Toe Impairments'.