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Social Security Contributions and Benefits (Northern Ireland) Act 1992

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3“Earnings” and “earner”

(1)In this Part of this Act and Parts II to V—

(a)“earnings” includes any remuneration or profit derived from an employment; and

(b)“earner” shall be construed accordingly.

(2)For the purposes of this Part of this Act and of Parts II to V other than those of Schedule 8—

(a)the amount of a person’s earnings for any period; or

(b)the amount of his earnings to be treated as comprised in any payment made to him or for his benefit,

shall be calculated or estimated in such manner and on such basis as may be prescribed.

(3)Regulations made for the purposes of subsection (2) above may prescribe that payments of a particular class or description made or falling to be made to or by a person shall, to such extent as may be prescribed, be disregarded or, as the case may be, be deducted from the amount of that person’s earnings.

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