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

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Article 26
Death Grant under the Legislation of Jersey, Guernsey or Jamaica

(1) In this Article “Party” means—

(i)Jersey or Guernsey, or

(ii)Jamaica,

as the case may be.

(2) For the purpose of any claim to death grant under the legislation of either Party any insurance period completed under the legislation of one Party shall be treated in accordance with Article 12 as if it were an insurance period completed under the legislation of the other Party.

(3) Where a person dies in the territory of either Party his death shall be treated, for the purpose of any claim to death grant under the legislation of one Party, as if it had occurred in the territory of that Party.

(4) Where there would be entitlement to death grant under the legislation of both Parties, whether by virtue of this Convention or otherwise—

(a)the grant shall be payable only under the legislation of the Party in whose territory the death occurs; or

(b)if the death does not occur in the territory of either Party, the grant shall be payable only under the legislation of the Party under whose legislation the person on whose insurance the right to the grant is determined was last insured before the death.

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