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The Personal Injuries (Civilians) Amendment Scheme 1999

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Article 4

SCHEDULESCHEDULE TO BE SUBSTITUTED IN THE PRINCIPAL SCHEME

Article 11

SCHEDULE 3RATES OF PENSIONS AND ALLOWANCES PAYABLE IN RESPECT OF DISABLEMENT

Description of Pension or AllowanceRate
*

Maximum

1.  Pension for 100 per cent. disablement under article 11

£114.70 per week

2.  Education allowance under article 13

£120.00 per annum*

3.  Constant attendance allowance–

(a)under the proviso to article 14

£86.60 per week*

(b)in any other case under that article

£43.30 per week*

4.  Exceptionally severe disablement allowance under article 15

£43.30 per week

5.  Severe disablement occupational allowance under article 16

£21.65 per week

6.  Allowance for wear and tear of clothing under article 17(1)

£147 per annum*

7.  Unemployability allowances–

(a)personal allowance under article 18(1)(i)

£70.85 per week

(b)additional allowances for dependants by way of–

(i)increase of allowance in respect of a wife or a dependent husband under article 18(5)(b)

£39.95 per week*

(ii)increase of allowance under article 18(5)(d)–

(a)in respect of the only, elder or eldest child

£9.90 per week

(b)in respect of each other child

£11.35 per week

(c)where the child does not qualify for child benefit under the Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992(1) or under any legislation in Northern Ireland or the Isle of Man corresponding to that Act

£11.35 per week

8.  Invalidity allowance payable under article 19

(a)if–

(i)the relevant date fell before 5th July 1948; or

(ii)on the relevant date the disabled person was under the age of 35; or

(iii)on the relevant date the disabled person was under the age of 40 and had not attained the age of 65, in the case of the disabled person being a man, or 60, in the case of that person being a woman, before 6th April 1979 and the period in respect of which payment of the allowance is to relate begins on or after 6th April 1979

£14.05 per week

(b)if–

(i)on the relevant date the disabled person was under the age of 45; or

(ii)on the relevant date the disabled person was under the age of 50 and had not attained the age of 65, in the case of the disabled person being a man, or 60, in the case of that person being a woman, before 6th April 1979 and the period in respect of which payment of the allowance is to relate begins on or after 6th April 1979

£8.90 per week

(c)if heads (a) and (b) do not apply and on the relevant date the disabled person was a man under the age of 60 or a woman under the age of 55

£4.45 per week

9.  Comforts allowance–

(a)under article 20(1)(a)

£18.60 per week

(b)under article 20(1)(b) or 45(1)

£9.30 per week

10.  Allowance for lowered standard of occupation under article 21

£43.24 per week*

11.  Age allowance under article 22 where the degree of pensioned disablement is–

(a)40 or 50 per cent.

£7.65 per week

(b)60 or 70 per cent.

£11.80 per week

(c)80 or 90 per cent.

£16.80 per week

(d)100 per cent.

£23.60 per week

12.  Treatment allowances—increase of personal allowance under article 23(2)

£23.65 per week*

13.  Part-time treatment allowance under article 25

£52.55 per day*

14.  Mobility supplement under article 25A

£41.25 per week

Article 27

SCHEDULE 4RATES OF PENSIONS AND ALLOWANCES PAYABLE IN RESPECT OF DEATH

Description of Pension or AllowanceRate
*

Maximum

1.  Pension to widow–

(a)under article 27(1)

£86.60 per week

(b)under article 27(2)

£20.03 per week

(c)under article 27(3)

£56.45 per week

2.  Rent allowance under article 28

£32.75 per week*

3.  Allowance under article 29 or 50 to an elderly surviving spouse–

(a)if age 65 but under age 70

£9.90 per week

(b)if age 70 but under age 80

£19.00 per week

(c)if age 80 or over

£28.30 per week

4.  Pension under article 30 to unmarried dependant who lived as spouse

£1.00 per week*

5.  Pension to dependent widower under article 32

£86.60 per week*

6.  Allowance under article 33 in respect of each child under the age of 15–

(a)in respect of the only, elder or eldest child

£14.35 per week

(b)in respect of each other child

£15.80 per week

(c)where the child does not qualify for child benefit under the Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992 or under any legislation in Northern Ireland or the Isle of Man corresponding to that Act

£15.80 per week

7.  Pension under article 34(1) to a motherless or fatherless child under the age of 15–

(a)in respect of the only, elder or eldest child

£16.20 per week

(b)in respect of each other child

£17.65 per week

(c)where the child does not qualify for child benefit under the Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992 or under any legislation in Northern Ireland or the Isle of Man corresponding to that Act

£17.65 per week

8.  Pension or allowance under article 35(3) to or in respect of a child over the age of 15–

(a)where the child has attained the age of 18 and is incapable of self-support by reason of an infirmity which arose before he attained the age of 15

£66.75 per week*

(b)any other case–

(i)in respect of the only, elder or eldest child

£16.20 per week*

(ii)in respect of each other child

£17.65 per week*

(iii)where the child does not qualify for child benefit under the Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992 or under any legislation in Northern Ireland or the Isle of Man corresponding to that Act

£17.65 per week*

9.  Education allowance under article 36

£120.00 per annum*

10.  Pensions to parents–

(a)minimum rate under article 38(4)

£0.25 per week

(b)maximum rate under article 38(4)

(i)where there is only one eligible parent

£1.00 per week

(ii)where there is more than one eligible parent

£1.38 per week

(c)increase under the proviso to article 38(4)–

(i)where there is only one eligible parent

£0.38 per week*

(ii)where there is more than one eligible parent

£0.62 per week*

11.  Pensions to other dependants–

(a)for each juvenile dependent under article 39(4)

£0.30 per week*

(b)aggregate rate under article 39(4)

£1.00 per week*

(c)under article 39(5)

£1.00 per week*

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