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


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  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1.Title and commencement

  3. 2.Interpretation

  4. Introductory

    1. 3.Cases in which this Order applies

    2. 4.Compensation payments to which this Order applies

    3. 5.“The relevant period”

  5. Certificates of recoverable benefits

    1. 6.Applications for certificates of recoverable benefits

    2. 7.Information contained in certificates

  6. Liability of person paying compensation

    1. 8.Liability to pay Department amount of benefits

    2. 9.Recovery of payments due under Article 8

  7. Reduction of compensation payment

    1. 10.Reduction of compensation payment

    2. 11.Article 10: supplementary

  8. Reviews and appeals

    1. 12.Review of certificates of recoverable benefits

    2. 13.Appeals against certificates of recoverable benefits

    3. 14.Reference of questions to medical appeal tribunal

    4. 15.Appeal to Social Security Commissioner

    5. 16.Reviews and appeals: supplementary

  9. Courts

    1. 17.Court orders

    2. 18.Payments into court

    3. 19.Benefits irrelevant to assessment of damages

  10. Reduction of compensation: complex cases

    1. 20.Lump sum and periodical payments

    2. 21.Payments by more than one person

  11. Miscellaneous

    1. 22.Amounts overpaid under Article 8

    2. 23.Compensation payments to be disregarded

    3. 24.Liability of insurers

    4. 25.Provision of information

    5. 26.Power to amend Schedule 2

  12. General

    1. 27.The Crown

    2. 28.Regulations and orders

    3. 29.Financial arrangements

    4. 30.Power to make transitional, consequential etc. provisions

    5. 31.Consequential amendments and repeals

  13. Signature


    1. SCHEDULE 1



        1. 1.Any small payment (defined in Part II of this Schedule)....

        2. 2.Any payment made to or for the injured person under...

        3. 3.Any payment made in the exercise of a discretion out...

        4. 4.Any payment made out of property held for the purposes...

        5. 5.Any payment made to the injured person by an insurance...

        6. 6.Any redundancy payment falling to be taken into account in...

        7. 7.So much of any payment as is referable to costs....

        8. 8.Any prescribed payment.


        1. 9.(1) Regulations may make provision for compensation payments to be...

    2. SCHEDULE 2


    3. SCHEDULE 3


      1. The Law Reform (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (Northern Ireland) 1948 (c. 23 (N.I.))

        1. 1.In section 3 (measure of damages, etc.), subsections (1), (1...

      2. The Social Security Administration (Northern Ireland) Act 1992 (c. 8)

        1. 2.Part IV is omitted.

        2. 3.(1) Section 104 (appointment and powers of inspectors) is amended...

        3. 4.In section 118(1) (regulations as to notification of deaths)—

        4. 5.In section 143 (general financial arrangements), subsections (1)(e) and (2)(d)...

        5. 6.In section 144(6) (destination of repayments), the words from “or...

        6. 7.In section 149(5) (the Social Security Advisory Committee) in the...

        7. 8.In section 156 (payment of travelling expenses by the Department),...

        8. 9.In section 165(g) (Department of Finance and Personnel approval to...

        9. 10.In section 166(2) (Assembly control of orders and regulations), in...

        10. 11.In section 167(1) (interpretation), the definitions of “compensation payment” and...

      3. The Deregulation and Contracting Out (Northern Ireland) Order 1996 (NI 11)

        1. 12.At the end of Article 17(2) (social security: amendments following...

    4. SCHEDULE 4


  15. Explanatory Note

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