2021 Georgia Code
Title 34 - Labor and Industrial Relations
Chapter 9 - Workers' Compensation
Article 6 - Payment of Compensation
Part 2 - Method of Payment
§ 34-9-220. Period of Incapacity Preceding Payment of Compensation

Universal Citation: GA Code § 34-9-220 (2021)

No compensation shall be allowed for the first seven calendar days of incapacity resulting from an injury, including the day of the injury, except the benefits provided for in Code Section 34-9-200; provided, however, that, if an employee is incapacitated for 21 consecutive days following an injury, compensation shall be paid for such first seven calendar days of incapacity.

(Ga. L. 1922, p. 185, § 2; Code 1933, § 114-401; Ga. L. 1963, p. 141, § 3; Ga. L. 1990, p. 1409, § 10.)



- Remedy for enforcement of award made under Workmen's Compensation Act in case of injury to public officer or employee, 10 A.L.R. 190.

Workmen's compensation: statutory phrase "incapacity for work" or the like, as including inability to obtain work following an injury, 33 A.L.R. 115.

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