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The Justices of the Peace Act, 1949 (Compensation) Regulations 1954

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32.—(1) On receipt of a claim for compensation for loss of office by way of a resettlement payment the determining authority shall consider forthwith whether the claimant is a person to whom this Part of this Schedule applies and, if so, what should be the amount of the resettlement payment payable to him and shall inform the claimant and, unless in relation to the claimant the determining authority are the paying authority, the paying authority of their decision within one month of the receipt of the claim.

(2) This Part of this Schedule applies to—

(a)a whole-time officer who at the date of the loss of office had not attained normal retiring age and who after attaining the age of eighteen years for the period of three years immediately preceding the material date continuously (except for breaks not exceeding in the aggregate six months) devoted the whole or part only of his time to the office of clerk of the peace or justices' clerk or to assisting the holder of such an office in the performance of the duties of that office or to any combination of any such offices or employment, duties of that office or to any combination of any such offices or employment, except in so far as he was engaged on national service or war service undertaken on his ceasing to hold any such office or employment; or

(b)a part-time officer who at the date of suffering the loss of office had not attained normal retiring age and to whom Part II of this Schedule does not apply.

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