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The Social Security (Incapacity Benefit) (Transitional) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1995

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART I INTRODUCTION

    1. 1.Citation, commencement and interpretation

  3. PART II PROVISIONS COMMON TO THE TRANSITION TO INCAPACITY BENEFIT FROM SICKNESS BENEFIT AND INVALIDITY BENEFIT

    1. 2.Days to be treated as days of incapacity for work

    2. 3.Linking periods of interruption of employment and periods of incapacity for work

    3. 4.Calculation of days in a period of incapacity for work

    4. 5.Claims for sickness benefit or invalidity benefit made on or after the appointed day

    5. 6.Interchange of sickness benefit and invalidity benefit with claims for other benefits

    6. 7.Persons deemed to be incapable of work

    7. 8.Direct credit transfer

    8. 9.Disqualification

    9. 10.Suspension of payment of transitional awards

  4. PART III PROVISIONS FOR THE TRANSITION TO INCAPACITY BENEFIT FROM SICKNESS BENEFIT

    1. 11.Transitional awards of short-term incapacity benefit

    2. 12.Special provisions for persons entitled to short-term incapacity benefit on termination of employment after a period of entitlement to disability working allowance

    3. 13.Special provisions for persons entitled to short-term incapacity benefit on termination of a period engaged in training for work

    4. 14.Contribution conditions for short-term incapacity benefit in respect of an industrial injury

    5. 15.Increase in rate of a transitional award of short-term incapacity benefit for adult dependents

    6. 16.Transitional provision for the treatment of earnings in respect of increases of short-term incapacity benefit for dependents

  5. PART IV PROVISIONS FOR THE TRANSSITION TO INCAPACITY BENEFIT FROM INVALIDITY BENEFIT

    1. 17.Transitional awards of long-term incapacity benefit

    2. 18.Rate of long-term incapacity benefit in transitional cases

    3. 19.Special provisions for persons entitled to long-term incapacity benefit on termination of a period of entitlement to disability working allowance

    4. 20.Special provisions for persons entitled to long-term incapacity benefit on termination of a period engaged in training for work

    5. 21.Special provisions for persons entitled to long-term incapacity benefit in respect of an industrial injury

    6. 22.Effect of entitlement to guaranteed minimum pensions on payment of the additional rate element in a transitional case of long-term Incapacity Benefit

    7. 23.Increase of Category A retirement pension for incapacity

    8. 24.Increase of rate of long-term incapacity benefit for dependents in transitional cases

    9. 25.Further provisions for dependents in respect of the application of old saving provisions

    10. 26.Transitional provision for the treatment of earnings in respect of increases of long-term incapacity benefit for dependents

  6. PART V MISCELLANEOUS TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS

    1. 27.Transition from a six day benefit to a seven day benefit

    2. 28.Transitional provisions for an increase of severe disablement allowance for adult dependents

  7. PART VI PROVISIONS FOR THE TRANSITION TO THE NEW TESTS OF INCAPACITY FOR WORK

    1. 29.Transitional awards of incapacity benefit

    2. 30.Transitional provision in respect of other benefits

    3. 31.Application of the new tests of incapacity for work

    4. 32.Treatment of days of incapacity arising before the appointed day

  8. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE

      Benefit claimed and other benefit which may be treated as if claimed in addition or in the alternative

  9. Explanatory Note

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