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National Insurance Act 1965

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Unemployment benefit and sickness benefit

1The contribution conditions for unemployment benefit or for sickness benefit are that—

(a)not less than twenty-six contributions of the appropriate class have been paid by the claimant in respect of the period between his entry into insurance and the day for which the benefit is claimed; and

(b)not less than fifty contributions of the appropriate class or their equivalent have been paid by or credited to him in respect of the last complete contribution year before the beginning of the benefit year which includes the day for which the benefit is claimed.

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