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National Insurance Act 1974

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Schedule 3Provisions to be substituted in Schedule 3 to the National Insurance (Industrial Injuries) Act 1965

Rate or Amount of Benefit etc.

Description of benefit etc.Amount
1. Injury benefit under s. 11 (weekly rate).

(a) for any period during which the beneficiary is over the age of 18 or is entitled to an increase of benefit in respect of a child or adult dependant £11.35

(b) for any period during which the beneficiary is not over the age of 18 and not entitled as aforesaid—

(i) in so far as the period falls before 6th April 1975 £7.50

(ii) in so far as the period falls on or after that date £8.60

2. Maximum disablement gratuity under s. 12(3).£1,090
3. Disablement pension under s. 12(5) (weekly rate).

For the several degrees of disablement set out in column 1 of the following Table, the respective amounts in that Table, using—

(a) column 2 for any period during which the beneficiary is over the age of 18 or is entitled to an increase of benefit in respect of a child or adult dependant;

(b) column 3 for any period during which the beneficiary is not over the age of 18 and not entitled as aforesaid:

Table
Degree of disablementAmount
(1)(2)(3)
Per cent.££
10016.4010.00
9014.769.00
8013.128.00
7011.487.00
609.846.00
508.205.00
406.564.00
304.923.00
203.282.00
4. Unemployability supplement under s. 13 (increase of weekly rate of disablement pension).£10.00
4A. Increase under s. 13A of unemployability supplement (early onset of incapacity for work).(a) if on the qualifying date the beneficiary was under the age of 35 or if that date fell before 5th July 1948 £2 05
(b) if head (a) above does not apply and on the qualifying date the beneficiary was under the age of 45 £1.30
(c) if heads (a) and (b) above do not apply and on the qualifying date the beneficiary was a man under the age of 60 or a woman under the age of 55 £0.65
5. Maximum increase under s. 14 of weekly rate of disablement pension in cases of special hardship.£6.56 or the amount (if any) by which the weekly rate of the pension, apart from any increase under s. 15,17 or 18 of this Act or under s. 6 of the National Insurance Act 1966, falls short of £16.40, whichever is the less.
6. Maximum increase under s. 15 of weekly rate of disablement pension where constant attendance needed.(a) except in cases of exceptionally severe disablement £6.60
(b) in any case £13.20
6A. Increase under s. 6(1) of National Insurance Act 1966 of disablement pension (exceptionally severe disablement).£6.60
7. Increase under s. 17 of weekly rate of benefit in respect of children, except where beneficiary is entitled to unemployability supplement.(a) in respect of only, elder or eldest child of beneficiary's family £2.70
(b) in respect of second child of beneficiary's family £1.80
(c) in respect of each additional child of beneficiary's family £1.70
7A. Increase under s. 17 of weekly rate of disablement pension in respect of children where beneficiary is entitled to unemployability supplement.(a) in respect of only, elder or eldest child of beneficiary's family £4.90
(b) in respect of second child of beneficiary's family £4.00
(c) in respect of each additional child of beneficiary's family £3.90
8. Increase under s. 18 in respect of adult dependant of weekly rate of injury benefit and of disablement pension not falling to be increased by unemployability supplement.£5.30
8A. Increase under s. 18 in respect of adult dependant of weekly rate of disablement pension falling to be increased by unemployability supplement.£6.00

9. Widow's pension under s. 19:

(a) initial rate

£14.00
(b) higher permanent rate£10.55
(c) lower permanent rate30 per cent, of the weekly rate for the time being of a widow's pension under the National Insurance Act 1965 as specified in Schedule 3 to that Act.
10. Widower's pension under s. 20 (weekly rate).£10.55
11. Allowance under s. 21 in respect of children of deceased's family: (a) weekly rate of allowance under s. 21(1)(i) in respect of only, elder or eldest qualifying child £2.70
(ii) in respect of second qualifying child £1.80
(iii) in respect of each additional qualifying child £1.70
(b) increase under s. 21(2)£2.20
12. Maximum under s. 29(1)(a) of aggregate of weekly benefit payable for successive accidents.(a) for any period during which the beneficiary is over the age of 18 or is entitled to an increase of benefit in respect of a child or adult dependant £16.40
(b) for any period during which the beneficiary is not over the age of 18 and not entitled as aforesaid £10.00

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