64 Right to remuneration on suspension on medical grounds
64 Right to remuneration on suspension on medical grounds

(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

(b)     a recommendation in a provision of a code of practice issued or approved under section 16 of the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974,

and the provision is for the time being specified in subsection (3).