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National Insurance Act 1974

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3Industrial injuries and diseases (benefits and contributions)

(1)In the National Insurance (Industrial Injuries) Act 1965 (hereafter in this Act referred to as "the Industrial Injuries Act"), in Schedule 3 (which sets out the weekly rate or amount of benefit) there shall be substituted the provisions set out in Schedule 3 to this Act for those set out in Schedule 3 to the Act of 1973.

(2)In the Old Cases Act the word " £6.05 " (instead of the word " £4.70 " substituted by section 3(3) of the Act of 1973) shall be substituted—

(a)for the rate specified in section 2(6)(c) (maximum weekly rate of a lesser incapacity allowance supplementing workmen's compensation); and

(b)for the rate specified in section 7(2)(b) (industrial diseases benefit schemes: weekly rate of an allowance payable where disablement is not total).

(3)In Part I of Schedule 2 to the Industrial Injuries Act, as amended by section 3(4) of the Act of 1973, in column 3 (which sets out the weekly rate of employers' contributions under the Industrial Injuries Act)—

(a)the rate of 9p applicable where the insured person is a man over the age of 18 shall be amended to lip ;

(b)the rate of 7p applicable where the insured person is a woman over that age shall be amended to 9p;

(c)the rate of 4p applicable where the insured person is a boy under that age shall be amended to 5p; and

(d)the rate of 3p applicable where the insured person is a girl under that age shall be amended to 4p;

and there shall be paid out of money provided by Parliament any increase resulting from these amendments in the contributions so payable under section 2(1)(b) of the Industrial Injuries Act.

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