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70 Payments in respect of applicants for exempting from wearing seat belts.E+W+S

(1)The Secretary of State may make payments out of money provided by Parliament in respect of the examination of applicants falling within any class mentioned in subsection (2) below, being applicants for medical certificates required as a condition of any exception prescribed by regulations under section 33A or 33B of the 1972 Act (wearing of seat belts).

(2)The classes referred to in subsection (1) above are—

(a)those in receipt of—

(i)attendance allowance under section [F164 of the Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992];

F2[(iA)a disability living allowance under section [F371]] of that Act;

F4(ii). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

(iii)disablement pension under section [F5103] of that Act at a weekly rate increased by virtue of section [F5104(1)] of that Act (constant attendance needed); or

(iv)an allowance under article 14 of the Naval, Military and Air Forces etc. (Disablement and Death) Service Pensions Order M11978 (constant attendance allowance);

[F6(v)mobility supplement under a scheme made under the Personal Injuries (Emergency Provisions) Act 1939 or under an Order in Council made under section 12 of the Social Security (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1977 (war pensioners mobility supplement); or

(vi)a disability pension paid by the Secretary of State for Defence on account of disability attributable to injury sustained after 30th September 1921 but before 3rd September 1939 together with a mobility supplement paid under the Naval and Marine Pay and Pensions (Disablement Awards) (No. 2) Order 1984 or under Royal Warrant dated 30th December 1949 or under Queen’s Regulations for the Royal Air Force.]

[F7(ab)those in receipt of personal independence payment;]

[F8(ac)those in receipt of armed forces independence payment under the Armed Forces and Reserve Forces (Compensation Scheme) Order 2011 (S.I. 2011/517);]

(b)those in receipt [F9of [F10universal credit,] income support [F11, an income-based jobseeker's allowance (payable under the Jobseekers Act 1995), an income-related allowance under Part 1 of the Welfare Reform Act 2007 (employment and support allowance),] [F12, any element of child tax credit other than the family element or working tax credit] and] their dependants;

[F13(bb)those in receipt of guarantee state pension credit (under section 1(3)(a) of the State Pension Credit Act 2002) and those persons who (within the meaning of that Act) are members of a [F14couple] the other member of which is in receipt of guarantee state pension credit;]

(c)those provided with invalid carriages or other vehicles under subsection (1) of section 46 of the M2National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978 or in receipt of grants under subsection (3) of that section in respect of invalid carriages or other vehicles which belong to them; and

(d)those whose names are in the register of disabled persons maintained under section 6 of the M3Disabled Persons (Employment) Act 1944.

(3)The Secretary of State may by order amend subsection (2) above (whether as originally enacted or as previously amended under this subsection) so as to omit any of the classes mentioned in that subsection or add to or substitute for any of those classes other classes of any description.

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F1Words in s. 70(2)(a)(i) substituted (1.7.1992) by Social Security (Consequential Provisions) Act 1992 (c. 6), s. 4, Sch. 2 para. 64 (a).

F2S. 70(2)(iA) inserted (3. 2. 1992 for certain purposes and 6. 4. 1992 in so far as not already in force) by Disability Living Allowance and Disability Working Allowance Act 1991 (c. 21, SIF 113:1), s. 4, Sch. 2 para. 12; S.I. 1991/2617, art. 2(c)(f).

F3Words in s. 70(2)(a)(iA) substituted (1.7.1992) by Social Security (Consequential Provisions) Act 1992 (c. 6), s. 4, Sch. 2 para. 64(b).

F5Words in s. 70(2)(a)(iii) substituted (1.7.1992) by Social Security (Consequential Provisions) Act 1992 (c. 6), s. 4, Sch. 2 para. 64(c).

F6S. 70(2)(a)(v)(vi) added by S.I. 1984/1996, art. 2

F7S. 70(2)(ab) inserted (8.4.2013 for specified purposes, 10.6.2013 in so far as not already in force) by Welfare Reform Act 2012 (c. 5), s. 150(3), Sch. 9 para. 1; S.I. 2013/358, art. 7(1)(2)(k), Sch. 3; S.I. 2013/1250, art. 2

F11Words in s. 70(2)(b) substituted (27.10.2008) by Welfare Reform Act 2007 (c. 5), s. 70(2), Sch. 3 para. 3; S.I. 2008/787, art. 2(4)(f)

F12Words in s. 70(2)(b) substituted (6.4.2003) by Tax Credits Act 2002 (c. 21), s. 61, Sch. 3 para. 9; S.I. 2003/962, art. 2(3)(d)(ii)

F13S. 70(2)(bb) inserted (2.7.2002 for certain purposes, 6.10.2003 in so far as not already in force) by State Pension Credit Act 2002 (c. 16), ss. 14, 22(3), Sch. 2 Pt. 3 para. 26; S.I. 2002/1691, art. 2; S.I. 2003/1766, art. 2(a)

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