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The Social Security (Northern Ireland) Order 1990

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2.—(1) In paragraph 12 of Schedule 4 to that Order, in sub-paragraph (2)(b) (payments into court: compensator not liable to make relevant payment, etc., until he is notified that the money has been paid out to or for the other party) after “notified that” insert “the whole or any part of”.

(2) In sub-paragraph (5) of that paragraph (special provision where payment into court is paid out to or for the other party within 21 days), for “paid out of court to or for” substitute “accepted by” and for “was made” substitute

(or, if there were two or more such payments, the last of them) was made; but where the payment into court is not so accepted, then—

(a)the relevant period as respects that compensator shall end on the day on which he is notified that the payment has been paid out of court to or for that other party; and

(b)in determining the amount of the relevant payment, that compensator shall be treated as if his payment into court had been made on that day..

(3) In sub-paragraph (6) of that paragraph (the initial period), after “payment into court” insert “(or, if there were two or more such payments, the last of them)”.

(4) After that sub-paragraph insert the following sub-paragraph—

(6A) Where a payment into court is paid out wholly to or for the party who made the payment (otherwise than to or for the other party to the action) the making of the payment into court shall cease to be regarded as the making of a compensation payment.

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