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


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

2.  Any payment made to or for the injured person under Article 14 of the [1994 NI 15.] Criminal Justice (Northern Ireland) Order 1994 (compensation orders against convicted persons).

3.  Any payment made in the exercise of a discretion out of property held subject to a trust in a case where no more than 50 per cent. by value of the capital contributed to the trust was directly or indirectly provided by persons who are, or are alleged to be, liable in respect of—

(a)the accident, injury or disease suffered by the injured person, or

(b)the same or any connected accident, injury or disease suffered by another.

4.  Any payment made out of property held for the purposes of any prescribed trust (whether the payment also falls within paragraph 3 or not).

5.  Any payment made to the injured person by an insurance company within the meaning of the [1982 c. 50.] Insurance Companies Act 1982 under the terms of any contract of insurance entered into between the injured person and the company before—

(a)the date on which the injured person first claims a listed benefit in consequence of the disease in question, or

(b)the occurrence of the accident or injury in question.

6.  Any redundancy payment falling to be taken into account in the assessment of damages in respect of an accident, injury or disease.

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

8.  Any prescribed payment.

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