The Damages for Bereavement (Variation of Sum) Order (Northern Ireland) 2019

Document Number:2019 No. 80
 
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Statutory Rules of Northern Ireland

Damages

Made

4 th April 2019

Coming into operation

1 st May 2019

The Department of Justice makes the following Order in exercise of the powers conferred by Article 3 A(5) of the Fatal Accidents (Northern Ireland) Order 1977(1) and now vested in the Department of Justice(2).

Citation and commencement

  1. —(1) This Order may be cited as the Damages for Bereavement (Variation of Sum) Order (Northern Ireland) 2019 and shall come into operation on 1 st May 2019.

    (2) This Order applies only to causes of action which accrue on or after 1 st May 2019.

    Variation of Sum

  2. In Article 3 A(3)(3) of the Fatal Accidents (Northern Ireland) Order 1977 for “£14 ,200” substitute “£15 ,100”.

    Sealed with the Official Seal of the Department of Justice on 4 th April 2019

    Peter May

    A senior officer of the Department of Justice

    EXPLANATORY NOTE

    (This note is not part of the Order)

    This Order, which applies only to causes of action accruing on or after 1 st May 2019 , amends Article 3 A(3) of the Fatal Accidents (Northern Ireland) Order 1977 (S.I. 1977/1251 (N.I. 18)) increasing the sum which may be awarded...

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