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Damages (Scotland) Act 2011

Section 8: Further provision as regards relative’s entitlement to damages

55.Section 8 re-enacts subsections (5) to (7) of section 1 of the 1976 Act.

56.Subsections (1) and (2) re-enact subsection (5) of the 1976 Act, subsection (3) re-enacts subsection (5A), subsection (4) re-enacts subsection (6) and subsections (5) and (6) re-enact subsection (7).

57.In subsection (5), there is a change in that reference is now made to “any other enactment” rather than to the named provisions in subsection (7) of the 1976 Act. The other changes are largely for drafting reasons.

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