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The Social Security (Northern Ireland) Order 1990

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Removal of certain liabilities from the National Insurance Fund

18.—(1) In section 1 of the principal Act (outline of the contributory system), at the end of paragraph (a) of subsection (1) there shall be added the word “and” and paragraph (c) of that subsection (benefit under the Old Cases Act to be provided by means of contributions, etc.) shall cease to have effect.

(2) At the end of that subsection there shall be added the words “together with the additions under subsection (4A) below” and after subsection (4) there shall be inserted the following subsection—

(4A) For the financial year beginning with 1st April 1990 and for each subsequent financial year, there shall, by way of addition to contributions, be paid out of money hereafter appropriated for that purpose, in such manner and at such times as the Department of Finance and Personnel may determine, amounts the total of which for any such year is equal to the aggregate of all statutory sick pay and statutory maternity pay paid by employers and others in that year, as estimated by the Department..

(3) In section 128 of that Act (destination of contributions, etc.), after subsection (2) there shall be inserted the following subsection—

(2A) The additions paid under section 1(4A) above shall be paid, in accordance with any directions given by the Department of Finance and Personnel, into the National Insurance Fund..

(4) In section 129 of that Act, at the end of subsection (2) (which specifies the benefits which are to be paid out of money appropriated for that purpose instead of out of the National Insurance Fund) there shall be added the following paragraph—

(h)industrial injuries benefit..

(5) In subsection (5) of that section (Consolidated Fund to be reimbursed out of the National Insurance Fund in respect of certain administrative expenses, but excluding those specified in the paragraphs of that subsection), after paragraph (a) there shall be inserted the following paragraph—

(aa)expenses attributable to the carrying into effect of the Old Cases Act; and.

(6) In section 150 of that Act, in subsection (4) (certain payments in respect of pre-1948 cases to be made out of the National Insurance Fund), for the words “the National Insurance Fund” there shall be substituted the words “money hereafter appropriated for that purpose”.

(7) In the Old Cases Act—

(a)in section 2(1) (allowances to be financed out of the National Insurance Fund), for the words “the National Insurance Fund” there shall be substituted the words “money hereafter appropriated for that purpose”;

(b)in section 4(3)(e) (provision for the repayment to the National Insurance Fund of payments subsequently found not to have been due), for the words “the National Insurance Fund” there shall be substituted the words “the Department”; and

(c)section 8 (reciprocal arrangements with Great Britain in relation to payments out of the respective National Insurance Funds) shall cease to have effect.

(8) Article 37 of the 1982 Order and Article 82(2)(a) of the 1986 Order (which provide for the payment of sums out of the National Insurance Fund into the Consolidated Fund in respect of estimated administrative expenses relating to statutory sick pay and statutory maternity pay) shall cease to have effect.

(9) Paragraphs (1) and (4) to (7) shall be taken to have come into operation on 1st April 1990.

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