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Social Security Administration Act 1992

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Remuneration etc.

6The Lord Chancellor shall pay to a Commissioner such salary or other remuneration, and such expenses incurred in connection with the work of a Commissioner or any tribunal presided over by a Commissioner, as may be determined by the Treasury.

7(1)The Secretary of State may pay—

(a)to any person specified in sub-paragraph (2) below, such remuneration and such travelling and other allowances;

(b)to any person specified in sub-paragraph (3) below, such travelling and other allowances; and

(c)subject to sub-paragraph (4) below, such other expenses in connection with the work of any person, tribunal or inquiry appointed or constituted under any provision of this Act,

as the Secretary of State with the consent of the Treasury may determine.

(2)The persons mentioned in sub-paragraph (1)(a) above are—

(a)any person (other than a Commissioner) appointed under this Act to determine questions or as a member of, or assessor to, a social security appeal tribunal, a disability appeal tribunal or a medical appeal tribunal; and

(b)a medical officer appointed under regulations under section 62 above.

(3)The persons mentioned in sub-paragraph (1)(b) above are—

(a)any person required to attend at any proceedings or inquiry under this Act; and

(b)any person required under this Act (whether for the purposes of this Act or otherwise) to attend for or to submit themselves to medical or other examination or treatment.

(4)Expenses are not payable under sub-paragraph (1)(c) above in connection with the work—

(a)of a tribunal presided over by a Commissioner; or

(b)of a social fund officer, a social fund inspector or the social fund Commissioner.

(5)In this paragraph references to travelling and other allowances include references to compensation for loss of remunerative time but such compensation shall not be paid to any person in respect of any time during which he is in receipt of remuneration under this paragraph.

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