109B. Refund in certain cases of compensation paid under section 109A.
The payment of compensation in respect of the death of, or grievous hurt to, any person under section 109A shall be subject to the condition that if any compensation (hereafter in this subsection referred to as the other compensation) or other amount in lieu of or by way of satisfaction of a claim for compensation is awarded or paid in respect of such death or grievous hurt under any other provision of this Act or any other law or otherwise, so much of the other compensation or other amount aforesaid as is equal to the compensation paid under section 109A shall be credited to the Solatium Fund by way of refund.
Before awarding compensation in respect of an accident involving the death of, or bodily injury to, any person arising out of the use of a motor vehicle or motor vehicles under any provision of this Act (other than section 109A) or any other law, the tribunal, court or other authority awarding such compensation shall verify as to whether in respect of such death or bodily injury compensation has already been paid under section 109A or an application for payment of compensation is pending under that section, and such tribunal, court or other authority shall,-
if compensation has already been paid under section 109A, direct the person liable to pay the compensation awarded by it to pay into the Solatium Fund so much thereof as is required to be credited to that Fund in accordance with the provisions of sub- section (1);
if an application for payment of compensation is pend- ing under section 109A. forward the particulars as to the compensation awarded by it to the authority in which the Solatium Fund vests. Explanation.- For the purposes of this sub- section, an application for compensation under section 109A shall be deemed to be pending-
if such application has been rejected, till the date of the rejection of the application, and
in any other case, till the date of payment of compen- sation in pursuance of the application.