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The Social Security (Jamaica) Order (Northern Ireland) 1997

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Article 13
Invalidity Benefit

(1) In this Article “competent authority” means, in relation to Great Britain, the Secretary of State for Social Security.

(2) Where a person is entitled to receive invalidity benefit under the legislation of the United Kingdom, he shall be entitled to receive that benefit in the territory of Jamaica provided that, at the time of leaving the United Kingdom he was considered by the competent authority of the United Kingdom likely to be permanently incapacitated for work, and that he subsequently continues to satisfy that authority that he remains incapacitated for work.

(3) Where a person would be entitled to receive for the same incapacity and for the same period invalidity benefit under the legislation of both Parties, whether by virtue of this Convention or otherwise, he shall be entitled to receive only the invalidity benefit under the legislation of the Party in whose territory the incapacity began.

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