—(1) An action under section 20 may consist of or include a claim for damages for bereavement.
(2) A claim for damages for bereavement shall only be for the benefit of such of the following persons as survive the deceased:
the wife or husband of the deceased;
where there is no spouse by or for whom a claim can be made under paragraph (a), the children of the deceased;
where there is no other person by or for whom a claim can be made under this subsection, any brother or sister of the deceased.
(3) The right of a person to claim under this section for damages for bereavement shall not survive for the benefit of his estate.
(4) Subject to subsection (6), the sum to be awarded as damages under this section shall be $15,000.
(5) Where there is a claim for damages under this section for the benefit of 2 or more persons, the sum awarded shall be divided equally between them (subject to any deduction falling to be made in respect of costs not recovered from the defendant).