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National Insurance Act 1974

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The National Insurance (Industrial Injuries) Act 1965

2In section 12 of the Industrial Injuries Act, omit subsection (4).

3In section 17(1) of that Act, omit

either, the words from " or receiving " to " faculty " and " amount or ".

4In section 18(2) of that Act, omit

eitherand the words from " or is receiving " to " faculty ".

5Section 30A of that Act shall cease to have effect.

6In section 58 of that Act—

(a)in subsection (1), omit paragraph (d);

(b)for subsection (2) substitute—

(2)In respect of byssinosis, a person shall not (unless regulations otherwise provide)—

(a)be entitled to injury benefit; or

(b)be entitled to disablement benefit unless he is found to be suffering, as the result of byssinosis, from loss of faculty which is likely to be permanent.

7In section 62 of that Act, substitute the following for subsections (2) and (3)—

(2)Where the Secretary of State proposes to make any regulations to which this subsection applies he shall (unless it appears to him that by reason of the urgency of the matter it is inexpedient to do so) refer the proposals in the form of draft regulations or otherwise to the said Council for consideration and advice.

(3)Subsection (2) of this section applies to all regulations made under this Act, the Insurance Act, Part I of the Social Security Act or Part IV of that Act so far as relating to Part I, being regulations which relate only to benefit under Part II of this Act or the administration of such benefit, but does not apply to—

(a)regulations under section 83 of this Act; or

(b)any such regulations as are specified in paragraphs (a) to (e) of section 94(9) of the Social Security Act or in paragraphs 12A to 19 of Schedule 12 to that Act.

(3A)The Secretary of State may from time to time refer to the Council for consideration and advice such questions as he thinks fit relating to benefit under Part II of this Act and the administration of such benefit.

8For section 66 of that Act substitute—

66Without prejudice to section 90 of the Social Security Act, stamp duty shall not be charged on any of the documents specified in Schedule 6 to this Act.

9In section 71 of that Act, in subsection (1) omit

and methods of prevention.

10Sections 73 and 77 of that Act shall cease to have effect.

11Part I of Schedule 1 to that Act shall cease to have effect.

12In Schedule 6 to that Act, in paragraph 4 omit

this Act or ofand the words from " or otherwise " to the end.

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