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Social Security Act 1989

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Social Security Act 1975 (c. 14)

2(1)In section 4 of the principal Act, for subsection (3) (persons liable to pay Class 1 contributions) there shall be substituted the following—

(3)The primary and secondary contributions referred to in subsection (2) above are payable as follows—

(a)the primary contribution shall be the liability of the earner; and

(b)the secondary contribution shall be the liability of the secondary contributor;

but nothing in this subsection shall prejudice the provisions of paragraph 3 of Schedule 1 to this Act relating to the manner in which the earner’s liability falls to be discharged.

(2)In subsection (6C) of that section (amount of secondary Class 1 contribution) for the words “the amount of a secondary Class 1 contribution” there shall be substituted the words “where a secondary Class 1 contribution is payable, the amount of that contribution”.

3In section 7A(3) of that Act (late paid Class 2 contributions)—

(a)the words “Class 2” shall be omitted in each place where they occur;

(b)for the words “from the week” there shall be substituted the words “beginning with the week”; and

(c)for the words “to the day” there shall be substituted the words “and ending with the day”.

4In section 8(2C) of that Act (late paid Class 3 contributions) for the words “any amount” there shall be substituted the words “any other amount”.

5In section 9 of that Act (Class 4 contributions recoverable under Tax Acts)—

(a)in subsection (1), after “payable”, where first occurring, there shall be inserted the words “for any tax year”;

(b)in that subsection, for the words from “any year” to “1975” there shall be substituted the words “the year of assessment corresponding to that tax year”; and

(c)after that subsection there shall be inserted the following paragraph—

For the purposes of this section the year of assessment which corresponds to a tax year is the year of assessment (within the meaning of the Tax Acts) which consists of the same period as that tax year.

6In section 12(1) of that Act (contributory benefits) for paragraph (d) there shall be substituted—

(d)maternity allowance (with increase for adult dependants).

7In section 13(5) of that Act (earnings factors) as it has effect in relation to tax years before 1987-88, for the words “shall be derived” there shall be substituted the words “may be derived”.

8In section 24 of that Act (widow’s payment), as substituted by the 1986 Act, the following subsection shall be added at the end—

(3)A widow’s payment is payable only in cases where the husband dies after the coming into force of section 36 of the Social Security Act 1986.

9In section 30(6)(b) of that Act (amendment of provisions relating to earnings after retirement age) for the words “36(5)” there shall be substituted the words “36(8)”.

10In section 37(6) of that Act (invalid care allowance) for the words “so be so” there shall be substituted the words “to be so”.

11In section 48(3)(a) of that Act (sequence in which certain reductions of Category A pensions are to be made) for the words “45(3)” there shall be substituted the words “45(2A)”.

12In section 57(4) of that Act (90 day waiting period for disablement benefit) for the words “Disablement benefit shall not be available to a person” there shall be substituted the words “A person shall not be entitled to disablement benefit”.

13In section 59A(1) of that Act, at the end of paragraph (a), there shall be added the word “and”.

14In section 106(1)(a) of that Act (review of decisions of Attendance Allowance Board), for the words “paragraph or paragraph (b) below” there shall be substituted the word “subsection”.

15In section 134(2) of that Act (destination of contributions etc) for the words “section 9(4)” there shall be substituted the words “section 9(5)”.

16In Schedule 3 to that Act (contribution conditions for entitlement to benefit) in paragraph 8 (satisfaction in early years) in sub-paragraph (1), after the words “short-term benefit” there shall be inserted the words “or a widow’s payment”.

17In sub-paragraph (5) of paragraph 2 of Schedule 12 to that Act (constitution of medical appeal tribunals) for the words “to the panel mentioned in sub-paragraph (4)” there shall be substituted the words “chairman of a tribunal under sub-paragraph (4)(a)”.

18In Schedule 20 to that Act (glossary of expressions) in the definition of “week” the words “midnight between Saturday and” shall be omitted.

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