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2. (1) Subject to the following paragraphs of this regulation and regulation 3, a certificate shall, for the purpose of section 153(2), specify–
(a)the sum of £159 for each occasion on which, as a result of an injury, the injured person was provided with NHS ambulance services(1)for the purpose of taking the injured person to a hospital for NHS treatment(2); and
(b)where the injured person received NHS treatment at a hospital in respect of the injury, either–
(i)if the person was not admitted to hospital, the sum of £505; or
(ii)if the injured person was admitted to hospital, the sum of £620 for each day or part day of admission.
(2) For the purposes of paragraph (1)(a), the reference to taking an injured person to a hospital includes taking that person from one hospital to another.
(3) Where the injured person was admitted to hospital on one day and discharged on another day, the day of discharge shall be disregarded for the purposes of paragraph (1)(b)(ii).
(4) The amount which a certificate may specify under paragraph (1)(a) or (1)(b), or both, must not exceed £37,100 (“the maximum”).
(a)amounts fall to be specified under both paragraph (1)(a) and paragraph (1)(b); and
(b)the aggregate of those amounts would exceed the maximum,
the amount to be specified under paragraph (1)(b) is to be reduced by the difference between the maximum and the aggregate of those amounts.
See section 168 of the 2003 Act for the definition of NHS ambulance services.
See section 150(7) of the 2003 Act for the definition of NHS treatment.
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