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The Social Security (Northern Ireland) Order 1988


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Article 4.


1.  In Schedule 4 to the principal Act, in Part V, paragraphs 13(b) and 14, “£41.15” shall be substituted for “£41.70”.

2.  The repeals by the 1986 Order of the provisions mentioned in paragraph 8 of Schedule 3 to that Order other than the repeals of sections 67(2)(b) and 71 to 74 of the principal Act, shall only take effect in relation to deaths occurring on or after 11th April 1988.

3.  Section 69 of the principal Act (widower’s death benefit) shall cease to have effect except in relation to deaths before 11th April 1988.

4.  Paragraph 9 of Schedule 3 to the 1986 Order shall cease to have effect.

5.  In paragraph 10 of that Schedule—

(a)after the word “dies” there shall be inserted the words “on or after 11th April 1988”; and

(b)the following sub-paragraph shall be substituted for sub-paragraph (iv)—

(iv)a Category B retirement pension which is at the same rate as her widow’s pension or which falls within section 29(4) of the principal Act..

6.—(1) Any repeal by the 1986 Order—

(a)of a provision to which this paragraph applies; or

(b)of any part of such a provision,

shall not take effect—

(i)in relation to deaths occurring before 11th April 1988; or

(ii)for the purposes of paragraph 10 of Schedule 3 to that Order.

(2) The provisions to which this paragraph applies are—

(a)in the principal Act, sections 75(1), 90(2)(a), 107(4) and 117(4) and section 117(5)(a) and the word “and” immediately following it; and

(b)Article 8 of the Social Security (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Northern Ireland) Order 1977(1).

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