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The Social Security(Northern Ireland) Order 1989

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20.—(1) Article 59 of the 1986 Order (inspection) shall be amended in accordance with the following provisions of this paragraph.

(2) In paragraph (2) (powers of inspector to enter, examine and enquire), for head (ii) of sub-paragraph (b) substitute the following head—

(ii)for investigating the circumstances in which any accident, injury or disease which has given or may give rise to a claim for industrial injuries benefit, or for any benefit which is a relevant benefit for the purposes of the recoupment provisions, occurred or may have occurred, or was or may have been received or contracted;.

(3) In sub-paragraph (c) of that paragraph, after head (ii) insert the following head—

(iii)a compensation payment or a relevant payment, within the meaning of the recoupment provisions,.

(4) In paragraph (3) (premises which are liable to inspection), after sub-paragraph (c) insert the following sub-paragraph—

(d)any person—

(i)who is the compensator, within the meaning of the recoupment provisions, in relation to any such accident, injury or disease as is referred to in paragraph (2)(b)(ii); or

(ii)on whose behalf any such compensator has or may have made, or may make, a compensation payment, within the meaning of those provisions,

carries on business or is to be found;.

(5) In paragraph (6) (persons to furnish information required for ascertaining whether certain sums are or have been paid or payable), in sub-paragraph (a), after head (ii), insert the following head—

(iii)any compensation payment or relevant payment, within the meaning of the recoupment provisions,.

(6) In paragraph (7) (persons who are under a duty to provide information), in sub-paragraph (e) at the end add “or to make any compensation payment or relevant payment, within the meaning of the recoupment provisions”.

(7) After paragraph (9) add the following paragraph—

(10) In this Article “the recoupment provisions” means Article 24 of, and Schedule 4 to, the Social Security (Northern Ireland) Order 1989 (recovery from damages, etc., of sums equivalent to benefit paid)..

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