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Statutory Instrument 2002 No. 645

The Damages for Bereavement (Variation of Sum) (Northern Ireland) Order 2002

(The document as of February, 2008. Arhiv.Online Library)

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STATUTORY INSTRUMENTS


2002 No. 645


DAMAGES


The Damages for Bereavement (Variation of Sum) (Northern Ireland) Order 2002

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 Made11th March 2002 
 Laid before Parliament11th March 2002 
 Coming into force1st April 2002 

The Lord Chancellor, in exercise of the powers conferred on him by Article 3A(5) of the Fatal Accidents (Northern Ireland) Order 1977[1], hereby makes the following Order: - 

    1. - (1) This Order may be cited as the Damages for Bereavement (Variation of Sum) (Northern Ireland) Order 2002 and shall come into operation on 1st April 2002.

    (2) This Order shall apply only to causes of action which accrue on or after 1st April 2002.

    2.In Article 3A(3) of the Fatal Accidents (Northern Ireland) Order 1977, for the figure "Ј7,500" there shall be substituted the figure "Ј10,000".


Irvine of Lairg,
C.

Dated 11th March 2002



EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Order)


This Order amends Article 3A(3) of the Fatal Accidents (Northern Ireland) Order 1977 by increasing the sum which may be awarded as damages for bereavement in Northern Ireland from Ј7,500 to Ј10,000.


Notes:

[1] S.I. 1977/1251 (N.I. 18); Article 3A was inserted by section 68 of, and paragraph 4 of Schedule 6 to, the Administration of Justice Act 1982 (c.53) and amended by S.I. 1990/2576.back



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