The Social Security (Recovery of Benefits) (Northern Ireland) Order 1997

Link to law: http://www.legislation.gov.uk/nisi/1997/1183/contents

Introductory Text

Title and commencement (1) This Order may be cited as the Social Security...

1.Title and commencement
2.Interpretation

Introductory Cases in which this Order applies (1) This Order applies in cases where—

Introductory

3.Cases in which this Order applies
3A.Lump sum payments: regulation-making power
4.Compensation payments to which this Order applies
5.“The relevant period”

Certificates of recoverable benefits

6.Applications for certificates of recoverable benefits
7.Information contained in certificates

Liability of person paying compensation

8.Liability to pay Department amount of benefits
9.Recovery of payments due under Article 8

Reduction of compensation payment

10.Reduction of compensation payment
11.Article 10: supplementary

Reviews and appeals

12.Review of certificates of recoverable benefits
13.Appeals against certificates of recoverable benefits
14.Reference of questions to medical appeal tribunal
15.Appeal to Social Security Commissioner
16.Reviews and appeals: supplementary

Courts

17.Court orders
18.Payments into court
19.Benefits irrelevant to assessment of damages

Reduction of compensation: complex cases

20.Lump sum and periodical payments
21.Payments by more than one person

Miscellaneous

22.Amounts overpaid under Article 8
23.Compensation payments to be disregarded
24.Liability of insurers
25.Provision of information
26.Power to amend Schedule 2

General

27.The Crown
28.Regulations and orders
29.Financial arrangements
30.Power to make transitional, consequential etc. provisions
Article 31—Amendments and repeals

SCHEDULES

SCHEDULE 1
COMPENSATION PAYMENTS

PART I EXEMPTED PAYMENTS

1.Any small payment (defined in Part II of this Schedule)....
2.Any payment made to or for the injured person under...
3.Any payment made in the exercise of a discretion out...
4.Any payment made out of property held for the purposes...
5.(1) Any payment made to the injured person by an...
6.Any redundancy payment falling to be taken into account in...
7.So much of any payment as is referable to costs....
8.Any prescribed payment.

PART II POWER TO DISREGARD SMALL PAYMENTS
9.(1) Regulations may make provision for compensation payments to be...

SCHEDULE 2
CALCULATION OF COMPENSATION PAYMENT

(1) (2) Head of compensation Benefit Compensation for earnings lost during the relevant period . ....
1.NOTES
2.Any reference to statutory sick pay— (a) includes only 80...

Schedule 3—Amendments

Schedule 4—Repeals
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