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Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992

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157Rates of payment

(1)Statutory sick pay shall be payable by an employer at the weekly rate of—

(a)£52.50, in a case where the employee’s normal weekly earnings under his contract of service with that employer are not less than £190; or

(b)£45.30, in any other case.

(2)The Secretary of State may by order—

(a)substitute alternative provisions for the paragraphs of subsection (1) above; and

(b)make such consequential amendments as appear to him to be required of any provision contained in this Part of this Act.

(3)The amount of statutory sick pay payable by any one employer in respect of any day shall be the weekly rate applicable on that day divided by the number of days which are, in the week (beginning with Sunday) in which that day falls, qualifying days as between that employer and the employee concerned.

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