SCHEDULES

SCHEDULE 1AMENDMENTS RELATING TO THE RECOVERY FROM DAMAGES, ETC., OF SUMS EQUIVALENT TO BENEFIT

Interest on damages: reductions in respect of relevant payments

5.  After paragraph 22 of that Schedule add the following paragraph—

Interest on damages: reductions in respect of relevant payments

23.  In assessing the amount of interest payable in respect of an award of damages, the amount of the award shall be treated as reduced by a sum equal to the amount of the relevant payment (if any) required to be made in connection with the payment of the damages and, if both special and general damages are awarded, any such reductions shall be treated as made first against the special damages and then, as respects any remaining balance, against the general damages..