Death – £2,000
Loss of hand, foot, limb, eye or permanent incapacity – £1,000
For newspaper deliverers of 13 years of age or over according to the individual by-laws in their area.
This benefit is applicable to accidents occurring when employed as a news deliverer on foot or by bicycle, but does not apply to accidents occurring from the use of motorised transport.
Claims must be made in writing to the NFRN had office within six weeks of the occurrence of the injury and, in the case of death, must be accompanied by a Death Certificate and a letter of authority from the member, authorising The Benefits Department to deal with the matter on his/her behalf and to make payment to the deliverer’s legal representative.
Accidents occurring in other circumstances, or when the news deliverer diverts from the direct route to or from his/her place of residence, will not be payable under this benefit but will be submitted to the National Trustees for consideration.