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The Social Security(Northern Ireland) Order 1989

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Severe disablement allowance: daily rates, and deduction of statutory maternity pay

6.  In section 36 of that Act (severe disablement allowance), after subsection (6) (weekly rate of benefit) insert the following subsections—

(6A) The amount of severe disablement allowance payable for any relevant day shall be 1/6th of the weekly rate referred to in subsection (6) above.

(6B) In any case where—

(a)a severe disablement allowance is payable to a woman in respect of one or more relevant days in a week; and

(b)an amount of statutory maternity pay becomes payable to her on any day in that week,

the amount of the severe disablement allowance (including any increase for a child or adult dependant under section 49(a) below) so payable shall be reduced by the amount of the statutory maternity pay, and only the balance (if any) shall be payable..

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