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The Local Government (Discretionary Payments) Regulations 1996

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Amount of children’s short-term compensation

23.—(1) Children’s short-term compensation is payable at an annual rate equal to the rate at which any annual compensation would have been payable to the deceased in accordance with these Regulations immediately before his death, disregarding any adjustment in accordance with regulation 13, 14 or 18(3).

(2) Where periodic payments are received in respect of a child in respect of any period, children’s short-term compensation is only payable in respect of that child and that period if, and to the extent that, it exceeds the amount of the aggregate of those periodic payments.

(3) In paragraph (2) “periodic payment” means an instalment of an allowance for life or other period (other than annual compensation under these Regulations) granted to or in respect of the child by the deceased’s employing authority, in consequence of or as compensation for the loss of the deceased’s former employment, under an enactment, or a contract or arrangement with that authority (excluding a payment which is an excepted payment in relation to that employment).

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