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In section 9 of the Administration of Justice Act 1982 (c.53) (services to injured person’s relative)––
(a)after subsection (1) there is inserted––
“(1A)In assessing the amount of damages payable by virtue of subsection (1) above to an injured person whose date of death is expected to be earlier than had the injuries not been sustained, the court is to assume that the person will live until the date when death would have been expected had the injuries not been sustained.”,
(b)subsection (2) is repealed,
(c)in subsection (3), for the words “subsections (1) and (2)” there is substituted “subsection (1)”, and
(d)in subsection (4), for the words “subsection (2) above” there is substituted “section 6(1) of the Damages (Scotland) Act 2011 (asp 7) (relative’s loss of personal services)”.
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