(1) An employee who is suspended from work by his employer on medical grounds is entitled to be paid by his employer remuneration while he is so suspended for a period not exceeding twenty-six weeks.
(2) For the purposes of this Part an employee is suspended from work on medical grounds if he is suspended from work in consequence of—
(a) a requirement imposed by or under a provision of an enactment or of an instrument made under an enactment, or
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