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Law Reform (Personal Injuries) Act

Volume 497: debated on Wednesday 19 March 1952

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asked the Secretary of State for Scotland whether, in view of the decision in Adams v. James Spencer & Co., 1951, S.C. 175, he will introduce legislation to amend Section 2 of the Law Reform (Personal Injuries) Act, 1948, to bring the law of Scotland into conformity with the law of England by excluding from damages in respect of a person's death any right to benefit under the National Insurance Acts, 1946, resulting from that person's death.

The possibility of effecting the amendment of the law suggested is being kept in view.