18. The principal Act is amended by inserting, immediately after section 14, the following section:
—(1) Where any injury by accident arising out of and in the course of employment results in the temporary incapacity of an employee, the compensation the employer shall pay to the employee shall be a periodical payment of the amount prescribed in paragraph 4 of the Third Schedule.
(2) Such compensation in respect of injury resulting in temporary incapacity of an employee shall be in accordance with paragraph 4 of the Third Schedule, and shall be payable not later than the same day as earnings would have been payable to the employee under the contract of service or apprenticeship under which he was employed at the time of the accident (except that the interval between periodical payments shall in no case exceed one month) even though —
no claim for compensation in respect of that injury is made under this Act; or
a claim for compensation in respect of that injury has not been assessed or determined by the Commissioner.
(3) Notwithstanding any other provision of this Act, the Commissioner may order the employee to refund to the employer any payment made by the employer under subsection (1) if —
the employee fails to make any claim for compensation within the time limited by and in accordance with section 11;
the employee withdraws his claim for compensation;
the Commissioner has determined that no compensation be paid to the employee; or
it has come to the attention of the Commissioner that the employee has made a false claim.”.