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Social Security and Housing Benefits Act 1982

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22Modification of provisions of Part I

(1)The Secretary of State may make regulations modifying provisions of this Part, in such manner as he thinks proper, in their application to any person who is, has been or is to be—

(a)employed on board any ship, vessel, hovercraft or aircraft ;

(b)outside Great Britain at any prescribed time or in any prescribed circumstances; or

(c)in prescribed employment in connection with continental shelf operations.

(2)Regulations under subsection (1) above may in particular provide—

(a)for any provision of this Part to apply to any such person, notwithstanding that it would not otherwise apply ;

(b)for any provision of this Part not to apply to any such person, notwithstanding that it would otherwise apply ;

(c)for excepting any such person from the application of any such provision where he neither is domiciled nor has a place of residence in any part of Great Britain;

(d)for the taking of evidence, for the purposes of the determination of any question arising under this Part, in a country or territory outside Great Britain, by a British consular official or such other person as may be prescribed.

(3)" Continental shelf operations " means the exploitation of resources mentioned in section 1(1) of the Continental Shelf Act 1964 or the exploration of the seabed and subsoil in any area designated under section 1(7) of that Act.

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