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National Insurance Act 1974

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7Expenses

There shall be paid out of money provided by Parliament—

(a)any increase attributable to section 1 of this Act in the sums payable out of money so provided on account of benefit by virtue of section 13(1) and (2) of the National Insurance Act 1971;

(b)subject to the provision made by section 85 of the Insurance Act for reimbursement out of the National Insurance Fund and by section 61 of the Industrial Injuries Act for reimbursement out of the Industrial Injuries Fund, any increase attributable to this Act in the expenses of any government department which are so payable under either of those sections ; and

(c)subject to the provision made by subsection (4) of section 46 of the Social Security Act 1973 for reimbursement out of the National Insurance Fund, any increase attributable to section 5 of this Act in the sums so payable under subsection (2) of the said section 46 in respect of the expenses and benefits mentioned in that subsection;

and the references in paragraph (b) of this section to section 61 of the Industrial Injuries Act include references to that section as applied by section 13 of the Old Cases Act.

8Citation, construction, commencement, repeals and extent

(1)This Act may be cited as the National Insurance Act 1974.

(2)In this Act—

" the Act of 1973 " means the National Insurance and Supplementary Benefit Act 1973 ;

"the Insurance Act" means the National Insurance Act 1965;

" the Industrial Injuries Act" means the National Insurance (Industrial Injuries) Act 1965 ; and " the Old Cases Act" means the Industrial Injuries and Diseases (Old Cases) Act 1967.

(3)This Act—

(a)may be cited with the National Insurance Acts 1965 to 1973 as the National Insurance Acts 1965 to 1974 and, so far as this Act relates to the subject matter of those Acts, shall (except for section 6(1) to (3)) be construed as one with the Insurance Act; and

(b)may be cited with the National Insurance (Industrial Injuries) Acts 1965 to 1973 as the National Insurance (Industrial Injuries) Acts 1965 to 1974 and, so far as this Act relates to the subject matter of those Acts, shall (except for section 6(1) to (3)) be construed as one with the Industrial Injuries Act; and

(c)may be cited with the Industrial Injuries and Diseases (Old Cases) Acts 1967 to 1973 as the Industrial Injuries and Diseases (Old Cases) Acts 1967 to 1974.

(4)Schedule 5 to this Act shall have effect with respect to the commencement of this Act and with respect to the transitional matters dealt with in that Schedule.

(5)The enactments mentioned in the first and second columns of Schedule 6 to this Act are hereby repealed to the extent specified in the third column of that Schedule.

(6)The following provisions only of this Act extend to Northern Ireland, namely—

(a)subsections (1) and (3) of section 6, so far as those subsections relate to a decision or record of a decision given with respect to any question arising under or in connection with the Social Security Act 1973 (except Part I of that Act), and subsections (4) and (5) of that section;

(b)this section except subsections (2) and (3);

(c)paragraph 1 of Schedule 5 ; and

(d)Schedules 4 to 6 so far as they relate to enactments which extend to Northern Ireland but excluding Schedule 6 so far as it repeals provisions of sections 1 to 3 of the Act of 1973 and Schedules 1 to 3 to that Act.

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