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The Social Security (Recovery of Benefits) (Northern Ireland) Order 1997

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Article 10: supplementary

11.—(1) A person who makes a compensation payment calculated in accordance with Article 10 shall inform the person to whom the payment is made—

(a)that the payment has been so calculated, and

(b)of the date for payment by reference to which the calculation has been made.

(2) If the amount of a compensation payment calculated in accordance with Article 10 is nil, a person giving a statement saying so is to be treated for the purposes of this Order as making a payment within Article 3(1)(a) on the day on which he gives the statement.

(3) Where a person—

(a)makes a compensation payment calculated in accordance with Article 10, and

(b)if the amount of the compensation payment so calculated is nil, gives a statement saying so,

he is to be treated, for the purpose of determining any rights and liabilities in respect of contribution or indemnity, as having paid the gross amount of the compensation payment.

(4) For the purposes of this Order—

(a)the gross amount of the compensation payment is the amount of the compensation payment apart from Article 10, and

(b)the amount of any recoverable benefit is the amount determined in accordance with the certificate of recoverable benefits.

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