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National Insurance Act 1965

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105Reciprocal agreements with countries outside United Kingdom

(1)For the purpose of giving effect to any agreement with the government of any country outside the United Kingdom providing for reciprocity in matters relating to payments in respect of interruption of employment by unemployment, sickness or otherwise, or payments in respect of the confinement of women, widowhood, orphanhood, retirement, old age or death, it shall be lawful for Her Majesty by Order in Council to make provision for modifying or adapting this Act in its application to cases affected by the agreement.

(2)The modifications of this Act which may be made by virtue of the foregoing subsection shall include provision—

(a)for securing that acts, omissions and events having any effect for the purposes of the law of the country in respect of which the agreement is made shall have a corresponding effect for the purposes of this Act (but not so as to confer a right to double benefit);

(b)for determining, in cases where rights accrue both under this Act and under the law of the said country, which of those rights shall be available to the person concerned;

(c)for making any such provisions as are referred to in section 104(4)(a)(iii) of this Act applicable also for the purposes of the law of the said country;

(d)for making any necessary financial adjustments by payments into or out of the National Insurance Fund.

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