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National Insurance Act 1974

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2(1)Section 108 of the Insurance Act (which requires a preliminary draft of regulations to be submitted to the National Insurance Advisory Committee before the regulations are made or, in certain cases, before a draft is laid before Parliament) and section 62(2) of the Industrial Injuries Act (which requires a proposal to make regulations to be referred to the Industrial Injuries Advisory Council for consideration and advice) shall not apply to regulations made, or to a draft of regulations laid, before the expiration of six months beginning with the date of the passing of this Act if the instrument containing the regulations or, as the case may be, the draft states that the regulations contain no provisions other than such as—

(a)are made in consequence of this Act; or

(b)operate with reference to the amount of a person's earnings and are made under one or more of the following provisions (which relate to the classification of insured persons or the liability to contributions), that is to say—

(i)sections 1(3) and 8(5) of the Insurance Act, and

(ii)section 3(3)(b) of the Industrial Injuries Act.

(2)The following enactments, that is to say—

(a)section 107(1) of the Insurance Act; and

(b)section 85(4) of the Industrial Injuries Act; and

(c)section 4(8)(a) of the Old Cases Act,

shall not require a draft of any regulations, order or scheme to be laid before Parliament or approved by resolution of either House before the making of the regulations, order or scheme if the regulations, order or scheme are or is made before the expiration of six months beginning with the date of the passing of this Act and if the instrument containing the regulations, order or scheme states that they or it are or is made in consequence of this Act; but where any of those enactments would otherwise so require, the instrument containing the regulations, order or scheme shall instead be subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament.

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