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Social Security Act 1981

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Section 8.

SCHEDULE 2Minor and Consequential Amendments

Social Security Act 1973 (c. 38)

1In section 66 of the Social Security Act 1973 (establishment of the Occupational Pensions Board and their functions and procedure), for subsection (6) there are substituted the following subsections—

(6)The Secretary of State may from time to time direct the Board to make a report to him on the exercise of their functions ; and it shall be the duty of the Board to comply with any such direction as soon as is practicable.

(6A)The Secretary of State shall lay before each House of Parliament a copy of any report made to him in response to a direction under subsection (6) above..

Social Security Act 1975 (c. 14)

2For subsection (2) of section 141 of the Social Security Act 1975 there is substituted the following subsection—

(2)Where the Secretary of State proposes to make regulations relating only to industrial injuries benefit or its administration, other than regulations specified in Part II of Schedule 16, he shall refer the proposals, in the form of draft regulations or otherwise, to the Council for consideration and advice unless—

(a)it appears to him that by reason of the urgency of the matter it is inexpedient to do so ; or

(b)the Council has agreed that the proposals should not be referred to it. "

Social Security (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1977 (c. 5)

3In section 21(1)(a) of the Social Security (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1977, as inserted by section 3(4) of the [1980 c. 30.] Social Security Act 1980, for the word " above " there are substituted the words " of the Pensions Act ".

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