Amendments made: No. 111, in page 77, line 13, leave out subsections (2) to (5) and insert—
'(1A) The heads of compensation are those specified in subsections (1B) to (1E) below.
(1B) An award may be made under subsection (1)(a) above—
but compensation shall only he payable under paragraph (b) above if he relied on the property as a physical aid and for damage only if the damage impaired the utility of the property as a physical aid and shall only be for the cost of replacing it with other property of equal utility as a physical aid or carrying our repairs to restore its utility as a physical aid.
(1C) If a person dies as a result of a qualifying injury—
(1D) Subject to subsection (1G) below, if a person who has sustained a qualifying injury dies otherwise than as a result of it, the Board may award compensation to a dependant of his in respect of any loss which he has suffered by reason—
the Board shall award her the additional statutory sum in respect of each child so conceived that she then intends to keep.
(1F) The Board may make an interim award, but without prejudice to their powers on a final determination.
(1G) If a person who has sustained a qualifying injury dies otherwise than as a result of it, the Board may not award compensation to a dependant of his if before he died he became entitled, otherwise than on an interim award, to a payment of compensation in respect of it.
any compensation awarded to the dependant shall be reduced by the amount of the compensation to payment of which the deceased was entitled; and proportionate reductions shall be made on awards to two or more dependants.'.
No. 112, in page 77, line 38 leave out from 'Act' to end of line 42 and insert—
'"the additional statutory sum" means £5,000 or such other sum as may for the time being be specified by virtue of an order under subsection (8) below; and
(8) The Secretary of State may by order made by statutory instrument substitute a different sum for the sum specified in subsection (7) above.
(9) A statutory instrument containing an order under subsection (8) above shall be subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament.'— [Mr. John Patten.]