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National Insurance Act 1965

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Widow's benefit, retirement pension and child's special allowance

4(1)The contribution conditions for widow's benefit, a retirement pension or a child's special allowance are that—

(a)not less than one hundred and fifty-six contributions of the appropriate class have been paid by the relevant person in respect of the period between that person's entry into insurance and the relevant time; and

(b)the yearly average of the contributions paid by or credited to that person (ascertained as at the relevant time) is not less than fifty.

(2)In this paragraph—

(a)the expression " relevant person " means the person by whom the conditions are to be satisfied;

(b)the expression " relevant time " means the date of the relevant person attaining pensionable age or dying under that age.

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