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Social Security Pensions Act 1975

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The Social Security Act 1975

36In section 4 of the Social Security Act 1975—

(a)in subsection (1) for the words following paragraph (b) there shall be substituted the words

and those limits shall be such amounts as may be specified for that year under section 1 of the Social Security Pensions Act 1975 (in this Act referred to asthe Pensions Act ") " ;

(b)in subsection (6) after the words " subject to regulations under sections 128 to 132 below" there shall be inserted the words

and to section 27 of the Pensions Act.

37In section 12(1)(f) of that Act after the words "payable to a woman by virtue of her husband's contributions" there shall be inserted the words

or payable to a man by virtue of his late wife's contributions.

38In section 13 of that Act—

(a)in subsection (2), after paragraph (b) there shall be inserted " and

(c)of calculating the additional component in the rate of a long-term benefit" ;

(b)at the beginning of subsection (3) there shall be inserted

Subject to section 3 of the Pensions Act.

39In section 14 of that Act—

(a)for subsection (2)(c) there shall be substituted—

(c)the person—

(i)would on that day have been entitled to a Category B retirement pension by virtue of the contributions of his deceased spouse, but

(ii)has made an election for the purposes of section 30(3) of this Act and has not revoked the election.;

(b)for subsection (6)(a) there shall be substituted—

(a)any increase under section 10(2) of or Schedule 1 to the Pensions Act;.

40In section 15 of that Act—

(a)for subsection (2)(b) there shall be substituted—

(b)the person—

(i)would on that day have been entitled to a Category B retirement pension by virtue of the contributions of his deceased spouse, but

(ii)has made an election for the purposes of section 30(3) of this Act and has not revoked the election.;

(b)in subsection (3) for the words from " at the weekly rate " onwards there shall be substituted the words

at the rate specified in section 14 of the Pensions Act;

(c)for subsection (4)(a) there shall be substituted—

(a)any increase under section 10(2) of or Schedule 1 to the Pensions Act;.

41In section 25(1) of that Act for the words " at the weekly rate specified in relation thereto in Schedule 4, Part I, paragraph 6 " there shall be substituted the words

at the rate specified in section 13 of the Pensions Act.

42In section 26(1) of that Act for the words " at the weekly rate specified in relation thereto in Schedule 4, Part I, paragraph 7" there shall be substituted the words

at the rate specified in section 13 of the Pensions Act.

43In section 28(1) of that Act for the words "at the weekly rate specified in relation thereto in Schedule 4, Part I, paragraph 8" there shall be substituted the words

at the rate specified in section 6 of the Pensions Act.

44In section 29(7) of that Act in paragraph (a)(i) the word " lower " shall be omitted and in paragraphs (a)(ii) and (b) for the words

at the higher rate so specified

there shall be substituted the words

at the rate specified in section 7 of the Pensions Act.

45In section 30(4)(b) of that Act there shall be inserted at the end the words

or Category A with an increase by virtue of that husband's contributions under section 10(2) of the Pensions Act.

46In section 33(3) of that Act after the words " Schedule 4 to this Act" there shall be inserted

or Part II of the Pensions Act

47In section 34(1) of that Act, after paragraph (c), there shall be inserted—

(cc)mobility allowance.

48In section 42(3) of that Act after the words "Category A" there shall be inserted

, B.

49In section 119(4) of that Act, after paragraph (c) there shall be inserted—

(cc)modifying those subsections in relation to payments by way of a mobility allowance in respect of any person, where the benefit was not paid to him but to some other person on his behalf.

50In section 120 of that Act—

(a)in subsection (1) for the words " in respect of contributions " there shall be substituted the words

in respect of Class 2, 3 or 4 contributions;

(b)in subsection (2) for the words "contributions under this Act" there shall be substituted the words

contributions of those Classes;

(c)subsection (5)(a) shall be omitted.

51In section 125(1) of that Act, for paragraph (a) there shall be substituted—

(a)Parts I, IV and V of Schedule 4 to this Act and paragraphs 1 to 3, 4 and 5 of Part III; and.

52In section 135(2) of that Act, after paragraph (c) there shall be inserted—

(cc)a mobility allowance.

53In section 143(1) of that Act, after paragraph (b) there shall be inserted—

(bb)payments to or in respect of persons suffering from physical disability such that they are unable to walk or virtually unable to do so.

54In section 144(2)(c) of that Act after the words " contributions under this Act " there shall be inserted the words

or a state scheme premium under Part III of the Pensions Act.

55In section 145 of that Act—

(a)in subsection (1)(a) after the words " this Act" there shall be inserted the words

or any state scheme premiums under Part III of the Pensions Act;

(b)in subsection (2)(e) after the word " contributions" there shall be inserted the words

or premiums.

56In section 146(1) of that Act after the words " Act to pay " there shall be inserted the words

or any state scheme premium which is payable by him under Part III of the Pensions Act.

57In section 148(1)(b) of that Act after " Revenue) " there shall be inserted the words

or of a state scheme premium.

58In section 150(1) of that Act after the word " contribution " (in both places) there shall be inserted the words

or premium.

59In section 151 of that Act—

(a)in subsection (1) for the words " reserve scheme contributions or premiums under the 1973 Act" there shall be substituted the words

state scheme premiums under Part III of the Pensions Act;

(b)in subsection (3) for the words " reserve scheme contributions or premiums " there shall be substituted the words

state scheme premiums.

60In section 152 of that Act for subsection (8) there shall be substituted—

(8)Sums recovered by the Secretary of State under the provisions mentioned in subsection (4) above, so far as representing state scheme premiums, are to be treated for all purposes of the Pensions Act (including in particular sections 47 and 64(3)) as premiums paid to the Secretary of State under that Act in respect of the persons in respect of whom they were originally payable.

61In Schedule 1 to that Act, in paragraph 6(l)(f) for the words " section 8(3) of this Act" and " reserve scheme contributions or a reserve scheme premium " there shall be substituted respectively the words

section 5 of the Pensions Actand " a state scheme premium ".

62In Part I of Schedule 4 to that Act, for paragraph 9 there shall be substituted—

" 9. Category B retirement pension where section 29(7)(a)(i) applies.£6.90 "

63In Part V of Schedule 4 to that Act, in paragraph 13 for the words " the weekly rate for the time being of a widow's pension as specified in Part I of this Schedule, paragraph 7" there shall be substituted the words

the sum specified in section 6(1)(a) of the Pensions Act.

64In Schedule 20 to that Act the following definitions shall be inserted at the appropriate points—

" ' Long-term benefit'A Category A or Category B retirement pension, a widowed mother's allowance, a widow's pension or an invalidity pension."
"' The Pensions Act'The Social Security Pensions Act 1975."
" ' Qualifying earnings factor'An earnings factor equal to the lower earnings limit for the tax year in question multiplied by 52.",

and in the second column of that Schedule in the definition of " Week ", after " 45(3) " there shall be inserted

of this Act and section 35(6) of the Pensions Act.

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