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Social Security and Housing Benefits Act 1982

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18(1)Section 7 of the Industrial Injuries and Diseases (Old Cases) Act 1975 (nature and amount of benefit under industrial diseases benefit schemes) is amended as follows.

(2)In subsection (3), in paragraph (a), for the words " 55 " and " 55 and 56" there are substituted respectively

58and " 58 and 59 " ; and that paragraph shall have effect as if it had been enacted as so amended.

(3)In subsection (3), for paragraphs (c) and (d) there are substituted the following paragraphs—

(c)where the person is entitled to child benefit in respect of a child or children, by an amount equal to any increase which would be payable under section 41 of that Act in respect of that child or those children if he were entitled to sickness benefit;

(d)where the person is treated under the provisions of the scheme as residing with his wife or contributing at a weekly rate of not less than the relevant amount towards her maintenance, by the relevant amount (that is to say an amount equal to any increase which would be payable under section 44 of that Act in respect of her if he were entitled to sickness benefit)..

(4)For subsection (4) there is substituted the following subsection—

(4)Where under this section an allowance comprises such an increase as is mentioned in paragraph (a) of subsection (3) above, that subsection shall have effect as if for paragraphs (c) and (d) there were substituted the following paragraph?—

' (c) where the person is entitled to child benefit in respect of a child or children, by an amount equal to any increase which would be payable under section 64 of that Act in respect of that child or those children if he were entitled to disablement pension plus unemployability supplement;

(d)where the person is treated under the provisions of the scheme as residing with his wife or contributing at a weekly rate of not less than the relevant amount towards her maintenance, by the relevant amount (that is to say an amount equal to any increase which would be payable under section 66 of that Act in respect of her if he were entitled to disablement pension plus unemployability supplement).'..

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