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National Insurance Act 1965

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10Exception from liability for, and crediting of, contributions

(1)Subject to the provisions of subsection (2) of this section, regulations may provide for—

(a)excepting insured persons from liability to pay contributions under section 3 of this Act for periods—

(i)of unemployment or of incapacity for work;

(ii)of full-time education or of full-time unpaid apprenticeship;

(iii)when they are not in receipt (or are deemed in accordance with the regulations not to be in receipt) of an income exceeding two hundred and sixty pounds a year or such higher annual income as may from time to time be prescribed,

and for such other periods as may be prescribed;

(b)crediting such contributions to insured persons for—

(i)periods for which they are excepted from liability to pay them by virtue of the foregoing paragraph; and

(ii)the period between the beginning of the contribution year last preceding that in which they first became insured persons and their first entry into insurance.

(2)Regulations made under paragraph (a)(iii) of the foregoing subsection shall not provide for excepting a person from liability to pay contributions otherwise than on that person's own application, but may provide for so excepting a person with effect from any date not earlier than thirteen weeks before the date on which his application was made; and regulations made under paragraph (b) of that subsection shall not provide for crediting contributions to a person excepted from liability to pay them by virtue of the said paragraph (a)(iii) otherwise than for the purpose of entitling that person to unemployment benefit or sickness benefit for periods after he has ceased to be so excepted.

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