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Social Security Benefits Act 1975

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Schedule 2Provisions to be substituted in Schedule 3 to 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 £12.55

(b) for any period during which the beneficiary is not over the age of 18 and not entitled as aforesaid £9.80

2. Maximum disablement gratuity under s. 12(3).

£1,260

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 disablement Amount

(1) Per cent

(2) £(3) £

100

19.0011.60

90

17.1010.44

80

15.209.28

70

13.308.12

60

11.406.96

50

9.505.80

40

7.604.64

30

5.703.48

20

3.802.32

4. Unemployability supplement under s. 13 (increase of weekly rate of disablement pension).

£11.60
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

£ 2.40

(b) if head (a) above does not apply and on the qualifying date the bene­ficiary was under the age of 45

£ 1.50

(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. £ 0.75

5. Maximum increase under s. 14 of weekly rate of dis­ablement pension in cases of special hardship.£7.60 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 £19 00, 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 £ 7.60

(b) in any case £15.20

6A. Increase under s. 6(1) of National Insurance Act 1966 of disablement pension (ex­ceptionally severe disable­ment).£7.60
7. Increase under s. 17 of weekly rate of injury benefit in respect of children.

(a) in respect of only, elder or eldest child of beneficiary's family £3.10

(b) in respect of each additional child of beneficiary's family £ 1.60

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 £5.65

(b) in respect of each additional child of beneficiary's family £4.15

8. Increase under s. 18 of weekly rate of injury benefit in respect of adult dependant.£6.10
8A. Increase under s. 18 in respect of adult dependant of weekly rate of disablement pension falling to be increased by unemployability supplement.£6.90

9. Widow's pension under s. 19:

(a) initial rate ......

(b) higher permanent rate ...

(c) lower permanent rate ...

£16.20

£12.15

30 per cent, of the weekly rate for the time being of a widow's pension under the Social Security Act 1973 as specified in Part I of Schedule 4 to that Act.

10. Widower's pension under s. 20 (weekly rate).£12.15

11. Allowance under s. 21 in respect of children of deceased's family:

(a) weekly rate of allowance at higher rate.

(i) in respect of only, elder or eldest qualifying child £5.65

(ii) in respect of each additional qualifying child £4.15

(b) weekly rate of allowance at lower rate.

(i) in respect of only, elder or eldest qualifying child. £3.10

(ii) in respect of each additional qualifying child £1.60

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 £19.00

(b) for any period during which the beneficiary is not over the age of 18 and not entitled as aforesaid £11.60

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