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The Personal Injuries (Civilians) Scheme 1983

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Article 10

SCHEDULE 2ASSESSMENT OF DISABLEMENT CAUSED BY SPECIFIED INJURIES AND OF CERTAIN OTHER DISABLEMENTS

Description of InjuryAssessment
Amputation Cases—Upper Limbs per cent.
Loss of both hands or amputation at higher sites100
Forequarter amputation100
Amputation through shoulder joint90
Amputation below shoulder with stump less than 20.5 centimetres from tip of acromion80
Amputation from 20.5 centimetres from tip of acromion to less than 11.5 centimetres below tip of olecranon70
Amputation from 11.5 centimetres below tip of olecranon60
Loss of thumb30
Loss of thumb and its metacarpal bone40
Loss of 4 fingers50
Loss of 3 fingers30
Loss of 2 fingers20
Loss of terminal phalanx of thumb20
Description of InjuryAssessment
Amputation Cases—Lower Limbs per cent.
Double amputation through thigh, or through thigh on one side and loss of other foot, or double amputation below thigh to 13 centimetres below knee100
Double amputation through leg lower than 13 centimetres below knee100
Amputation of one leg lower than 13 centimetres below knee and loss of other foot100
Amputation of both feet resulting in end-bearing stumps90
Amputation through both feet proximal to the metatarso-phalangeal joint80
Loss of all toes of both feet through the metatarso-phalangeal joint40
Loss of all toes of both feet proximal to the proximal interphalangeal joint30
Loss of all toes of both feet distal to the proximal interphalangeal joint20
Hindquarter amputation100
Amputation through hip joint90
Amputation below hip with stump not exceeding 13 centimetres in length measured from tip of great trochanter80
Amputation below hip and above knee with stump exceeding 13 centimetres in length measured from tip of great trochanter, or at knee not resulting in end-bearing stump70
Amputation at knee resulting in end-bearing stump, or below knee with stump not exceeding 9 centimetres60
Amputation below knee with stump exceeding 9 centimetres but not exceeding 13 centimetres50
Amputation below knee with stump exceeding 13 centimetres40
Amputation of one foot resulting in end-bearing stump30
Amputation through one foot proximal to the metatarso-phalangeal joint30
Loss of all toes of one foot proximal to the proximal interphalangeal joint, including amputations through the metatarso-phalangeal joint20
Other Specific Injuries per cent.
Loss of a hand and a foot100
Loss of one eye, without complications, the other being normal40
Loss of vision of one eye, without complications or disfigurement of the eyeball, the other being normal30
Loss of sight100
Other Disablements per cent.
Very severe facial disfigurement100
Absolute deafness100

NOTE.—Where the scheduled assessment for a specified injury involving multiple losses differs from the sum of the assessments for the seperate injuries, the former is the appropriate assessment.

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