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Courts Bill [HL]


AMENDMENT
TO BE MOVED
IN COMMITTEE
[Supplementary to the Sixth Marshalled List]


 

Clause 92

 

THE LORD KINGSLAND
THE LORD HUNT OF WIRRAL

Page 46, line 6, at end insert—
    "(   )  But no order may be made under subsection (1) authorising the increase of periodical payments previously ordered under inserted section 2(1) (periodical payments) unless in the proceeding in which the payments were originally ordered—
    (a)  it was proved or admitted that at some definite or indefinite time in the future the injured person would—
    (i)  as a result of the act or omission which gave rise to the cause of action, develop some serious disease or suffer some serious deterioration in his or her physical or mental condition; or
    (ii)  experience a substantial improvement in his or her physical or mental condition; and
    (b)  the court assessed the periodical payments on the assumption that the injured person would not develop the disease or suffer the deterioration in his condition or experience substantial improvement in his condition."

 
 
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