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Social Security Pensions Act 1975

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6(1)Regulations may make provision for requiring persons to furnish the Secretary of State or the Occupational Pensions Board with such information as he or the Board may require for the purposes of sections 42 to 50 of this Act.

(2)In relation to employed earners who, in any period of service in contracted-out employment—

(a)have been paid earnings in any income tax week by more than one person in respect of different employments ; or

(b)have worked under the general control or management of a person other than their immediate employer, and in relation to any other case for which it appears to the Secretary of State that such provision is needed, regulations may provide that for the purposes of sections 42 to 45 of this Act the prescribed person shall be treated as the employer of any earners.

(3)Regulations may, in relation to state scheme premiums, provide—

(a)for dispensing with the payment of a premium where its amount would be inconsiderable ;

(b)for treating a premium payable in respect of any person as actually paid where the failure to pay is shown not to have been with the consent or connivance of, or attributable to any negligence on the part of, that person ;

(c)for treating a premium wrongly paid, or paid as to the wrong amount, as paid (wholly or in part) in discharge of a liability for another premium or for contributions under Part I of the principal Act;

(d)for the return of premiums paid in error or, in prescribed circumstances, of premiums as to which the Secretary of State is satisfied that they ought to be repaid ;

(e)for the Secretary of State, in prescribed circumstances where a premium has been paid in respect of a person, to direct the payment out of the National Insurance Fund to that person or his estate of an amount equal to a prescribed part of die premium;

(f)for any other matters incidental to the payment, collection or return of premiums.

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