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Mesothelioma, etc., Act (Northern Ireland) 2008

Mesothelioma lump sum payments

Section 7: Minors and persons who are incapable

Section 7 concerns how lump sum payments are to be made to persons under the age of 18 or incapable of managing their own affairs.

Subsection (2) provides for a lump sum payment in respect of these persons to be made to any trustees appointed by the Department.

Subsection (3) provides for those trustees to hold the lump sum payment on such trusts as the Department may declare.

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