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Social Security Contributions and Benefits (Northern Ireland) Act 1992

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2The circumstances are that—

(a)at the relevant date the employee is over pensionable age;

(b)the employee’s contract of service was entered into for a specified period of not more than three months;

(c)at the relevant date the employee’s normal weekly earnings are less than the lower earnings limit then in force under section 5(1)(a) above;

(d)the employee had—

(i)in the period of 57 days ending immediately before the relevant date, at least one day which formed part of a period of interruption of employment; and

(ii)at any time during that period of interruption of employment, an invalidity pension day (whether or not the day referred to in paragraph (i) above);

(e)in the period of 57 days ending immediately before the relevant date the employee had at least one day on which—

(i)he was entitled to sickness benefit (or on which he would have been so entitled if he had satisfied the contribution conditions for sickness benefit mentioned in section 31(2)(a) above), or

(ii)she was entitled to a maternity allowance;

(f)the employee has done no work for his employer under his contract of service;

(g)on the relevant date there is, within the meaning of section 27 above, a stoppage of work due to a trade dispute at the employee’s place of employment;

(h)the employee is, or has been, pregnant and the relevant date falls within the disqualifying period (within the meaning of section 149(12) above).

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