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

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Article 5

Provisions for the Export of Benefit

(1) Subject to paragraph (2), Articles 13 to 24 and Article 30, a person who would be entitled to receive invalidity benefit under the legislation of Jamaica, or a retirement pension, widow’s benefit, or any pension or benefit payable in respect of an industrial accident or industrial disease under the legislation of one Party, other than reduced earnings allowance payable under the legislation of the United Kingdom, if he were in the territory of that Party shall be entitled to receive that pension or benefit while he is in the territory of the other Party, as if he were in the territory of the former Party.

(2) Notwithstanding paragraph (1), a person who is entitled to receive a retirement pension or widow’s benefit under the legislation of Great Britain, Northern Ireland or the Isle of Man and who would be entitled to an increase in the rate of that pension or benefit if he were in Great Britain, Northern Ireland or the Isle of Man shall be entitled to receive any such increase prescribed on or after 1 October 1972 by that legislation if he is in Jamaica, but nothing in this Article shall confer entitlement to receive any such increases prescribed before that date by that legislation.

(3) Where, under the legislation of one Party, an increase of any of the benefits for which specific provision is made in this Convention would be payable for a dependant if he were in the territory of that Party, it shall be payable while he is in the territory of the other Party.

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