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4(1)In urgent cases supplementary benefit shall be payable in accordance with this Act as modified by virtue of this section; and regulations may—
(a)prescribe the cases which are urgent cases for the purposes of this section;
(b)provide that in relation to such cases any of the provisions of sections 3, 5 to 8 and 10 of this Act and Schedule 1 to this Act shall have effect with prescribed modifications.
(2)Any sums paid to a person by virtue of the preceding subsection, except a sum as to which it has been determined in accordance with regulations that it is not to be recovered in pursuance of this subsection, shall be recoverable from him by the Secretary of State by making deductions from prescribed benefits or in any other manner.
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