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

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Regulation 5

PART IProcedure

1.  Every claim for compensation under these Regulations, and every request for a review of an award of compensation as provided for in paragraphs 11 and 25 of this Schedule, shall be made in accordance with the following provisions of this Part of this Schedule.

2.  Every such claim and every such request shall be made in such form and in such manner as the determining authority may require.

3.  In the event of the death of a person who has made a claim or who, if he had survived, could have made a claim for compensation under these Regulations, such claim may be continued by, or may be made by, his legal personal representatives.

4.  On receipt of any such claim or request the determining authority shall, in accordance with the provisions of this Schedule, consider the same and notify the claimant and, unless in relation to the claimant they are the paying authority, the paying authority in writing of their decision in respect thereto.

5.  Every notification to a claimant of a decision by the determining authority shall contain a statement directing the attention of the claimant to his right, if he is aggrieved by the decision, to refer the matter to a tribunal and informing him of the address of the appropriate tribunal.

6.—(1) A claimant, if so required by the determining authority, shall attend before the determining authority or any person duly appointed in that behalf by the determining authority and answer any questions touching the matters set forth in his claim, and shall produce all books, papers and other documents in his possession or under his control relating to his claim.

(2) A claimant who attends as aforesaid may, if he so desires, be represented by his adviser.

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