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Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992

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102Sickness benefit in respect of industrial injury

(1)In any case where—

(a)an employed earner is incapable of work as a result of a personal injury of a kind mentioned in section 94(1) above; and

(b)the contribution conditions are not satisfied in respect of him,

those conditions shall be taken to be satisfied for the purposes of paragraph (a) or, as the case may be, paragraph (b) of section 31(2) above.

(2)In the case of a person who—

(a)is entitled, by virtue of this section, to sickness benefit under subsection (2)(b) of section 31 above, and

(b)is not also entitled to sickness benefit under subsection (2)(c) of that section,

the weekly rate at which sickness benefit is payable shall be determined in accordance with regulations.

(3)In subsection (1) above “contribution conditions” means—

(a)in the case of a person who is under pensionable age, the contribution conditions specified for sickness benefit in Schedule 3, Part I, paragraph 2; and

(b)in the case of a person who has attained pensionable age but who is not for the time being entitled to a Category A or Category B retirement pension, the contribution conditions for a Category A retirement pension specified in Schedule 3, Part I, paragraph 5.

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