Civil Liability Act 1961

F32 [ PART IVB

Periodic Payments Orders ]

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F32

Inserted (1.10.2018) by Civil Liability (Amendment) Act 2017 (30/2017), s. 2, S.I. No. 377 of 2018.

F33 [ Interpretation (Part IVB)

51H

51H. In this Part

Act of 2004 means the Civil Liability and Courts Act 2004 ;

activities of daily living includes dressing, eating, walking, washing and bathing;

catastrophic injury means, in relation to a person, a personal injury which is of such severity that it results in a permanent disability to the person requiring the person to receive life-long care and assistance in all activities of daily living or a substantial part thereof;

child means a person under the age of 18 years;

Clinical Indemnity Scheme means the scheme established by the State under which the State Claims Agency manages clinical negligence claims taken against certain State Authorities and other parties indemnified by the scheme;

General Indemnity Scheme means the scheme established by the State under which the State Claims Agency manages negligence claims, other than clinical negligence claims to which the Clinical Indemnity Scheme applies, taken against certain State Authorities;

Insurance Compensation Fund means the fund established under section 2 of the Insurance Act 1964 ;

Minister means the Minister for Justice and Equality;

paying party means the party who is responsible for making payments to a plaintiff under a periodic payments order;

periodic payments order has the meaning assigned to it by section 51I ;

State Authority has the same meaning as it has in section 7 of the National Treasury Management Agency (Amendment) Act 2000 ;

stepped payment has the meaning assigned to it by section 51I . ]

Annotations:

Amendments:

F33

Inserted (1.10.2018) by Civil Liability (Amendment) Act 2017 (30/2017), s. 2, S.I. No. 377 of 2018.