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The Social Security (Northern Ireland) Order 1990


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1.—(1) In Article 24(3) of the 1989 Order, in the definition of “compensation payment”—

(a)at the beginning of paragraph (b) insert “either (i)” and at the end of that paragraph insert


(ii)in pursuance of a compensation scheme for motor accidents,; and

(b)for the words following that paragraph substitute “but does not include benefit or an exempt payment or so much of any payment as is referable to costs incurred by any person”.

(2) After that definition insert the following definition—

“compensation scheme for motor accidents” means any scheme or arrangement under which funds are available for the payment of compensation in respect of motor accidents caused, or alleged to have been caused, by uninsured or unidentified persons;.

(3) In consequence of the amendment made by sub-paragraph (1)(b), in the definition of “relevant period” in the said Article 24(3) the words from “whether or not” onwards shall cease to have effect.

(4) In paragraph 13 of Schedule 4 to that Order, after sub-paragraph (2) insert the following sub-paragraph—

(2A) A person who makes any payment (whether a compensation payment or not) on behalf of himself or another—

(a)in consequence of any accident, injury or disease suffered, or any damage to property sustained, by any other person, or

(b)which is referable to any costs incurred by any such other person by reason of such an accident, injury, disease or damage,

shall, if the Department so requests him in writing, furnish the Department with such particulars relating to the size and composition of the payment as may be specified in the request..

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