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The Home Loss Payments (Northern Ireland) Order 1992

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Right to home loss payment

3.—(1) In Article 30 of the principal Order for paragraph (2) (period and nature of occupation necessary to qualify for home loss payment) there shall be substituted the following paragraph—

(2) A person shall not be entitled to a home loss payment unless the following conditions have been satisfied throughout the period of one year ending with the date of displacement—

(a)he has been in lawful occupation of the dwelling, or a substantial part of it, as his only or main residence; and

(b)he has been in such occupation by virtue of an interest or right to which this Article applies,

but, if those conditions are satisfied on the date of displacement, a payment (referred to in this Article and Articles 32 and 33 as a “discretionary payment”) may be made to him of an amount not exceeding the amount to which he would have been entitled if he had satisfied those conditions throughout that period..

(2) Paragraph (5) of that Article (no payments where acquisition is in pursuance of blight notice) shall cease to have effect.

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