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The Social Security(Northern Ireland) Order 1989


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17.  In Schedule 4 to the 1986 Order (supplementary provisions relating to statutory maternity pay), after paragraph 8 insert the following paragraph—

8A.(1) Regulations may make provision requiring an employer in prescribed circumstances to furnish information in connection with the making of a claim by a woman who is or has been his employee for—

(a)a maternity allowance;

(b)sickness benefit;

(c)an invalidity pension; or

(d)severe disablement allowance.

(2) Regulations under this paragraph shall prescribe—

(a)the kind of information to be furnished in accordance with the regulations;

(b)the person to whom information of the prescribed kind is to be furnished; and

(c)the manner in which, and period within which, it is to be furnished..

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