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National Insurance Act 1965

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5(1)The contribution conditions for death grant are that—

(a)not less than twenty-six contributions of the appropriate class have been paid by or credited to the relevant person in respect of the period between 5th July 1948 and the relevant time; and

(b)either—

(i)not less than forty-five such contributions have been paid by or credited to that person in respect of the last complete contribution year before the relevant time; or

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

(2)No regulations under Part VI of this Act shall provide for taking into account for the purposes of death grant any contributions paid or treated as paid under the enactments repealed by the Act of 1946.

(3)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 deceased's death or, where immediately before that date the relevant person was dead or over pensionable age, the date of that person attaining pensionable age or dying under that age.

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