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The Social Security (Northern Ireland) Order 1988


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2.  In section 22 (maternity allowance)—

(a)at the end of subsection (4) add “unless the woman is disqualified for receiving a maternity allowance in respect of that day by virtue of regulations under subsection (3)(a) above”; and

(b)after that subsection insert the following subsection—

(4A) A woman who has become entitled to a maternity allowance shall cease to be entitled to it if she dies before the beginning of the maternity allowance period; and if she dies after the beginning, but before the end, of that period, the allowance shall not be payable for any week subsequent to that in which she dies..

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