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National Insurance Act 1965

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5(1)If in the case of any woman—

(a)her husband died, and she attained pensionable age, before 5th August 1957 and she was immediately before attaining that age entitled to widow's benefit in respect of his death ;

(b)her husband died, and she attained pensionable age, before 21st August 1956 and she would, immediately before attaining that age, have been entitled if section 28 of this Act had then been in force to a widow's pension in respect of his death,

section 32 of this Act shall have effect in relation to that woman as if subsection (1)(a) of that section were omitted ; but a woman whose husband died, and who remarried, before 5th August 1957 shall not be entitled to payment of a retirement pension by virtue of that husband's insurance for any period after her remarriage.

(2)Nothing in section 48(1) or 49(3)(a) of this Act relating to the making of claims shall affect any right of a widow to a retirement pension by virtue of sub-paragraph (1)(a) of this paragraph; and section 49(4)(c) of this Act shall not apply to such a pension.

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