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National Insurance Act 1974

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(5)The enactments mentioned in the first and second columns of Schedule 6 to this Act are hereby repealed to the extent specified in the third column of that Schedule.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