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Social Security Pensions Act 1975

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10Special provision for married women

(1)This section has effect where but for section 27(6) of the principal Act a married woman would be entitled both—

(a)to a Category A retirement pension ; and

(b)to a Category B retirement pension by virtue of the contributions of her husband.

(2)If by reason of a deficiency of contributions the basic component in the Category A retirement pension falls short of the weekly rate specified in paragraph 9 of Part I of Schedule 4 to the principal Act (married woman's Category B retirement pension),' that component shall be increased by the amount of the shortfall or the amount of the weekly rate of the Category B retirement pension, whichever is the less.

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