HC Deb 28 June 1988 vol 136 c315

5B.—(1) Except in prescribed cases, compensation, whether on an interim or a final award, shall be paid in a lump sum.

(2) It shall be the duty of the board to give a claimant written notice of the amount of an award.

(3) A claimant shall not be entitled to a payment unless the board have received from him written notice to the effect that he has received a notice under sub-paragraph (2) above and accepts the amount of compensation specified in the notice as the proper amount.'.

No. 283, in line 47, leave out '1977' and insert '1988'.

No. 138, in page 124, line 5, leave out paragraph 7 and insert— '7. Subject to the provisions of this Part of this Act, a claim for compensation under any of the heads specified in section 109 above is to be determined, and the amount of any compensation which falls to be assessed under any of those heads is to be assessed, in accordance with the rules of the law of England and Wales or the law of Scotland (including rules contained in Acts of Parliament but not including rules allowing a plaintiff or pursuer aggravated damages or interest) in accordance with which a claim in tort or delict arising out of the same facts for damages under a corresponding head would fall to be determined.'.

No. 139, in line 7, leave out from beginning to 'no' in line 28 and insert—