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Social Security Administration (Northern Ireland) Act 1992

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Adjustment of benefit in certain cases

2(1)Regulations under paragraph 2 of Schedule 8 to the Contributions and Benefits Act may include provisions for adjusting the rate of, or extinguishing any right to, an allowance under that paragraph in a case where the same person is, or would otherwise be, entitled separately in respect of two or more injuries or diseases to an allowance under that paragraph.

(2)Where, immediately before 10th May 1966, a person was receiving payments by way of one or more allowances under the [1951 c. 16 (N.I.).] Workmen’s Compensation (Supplementation) Act (Northern Ireland) 1951 or the [1956 c. 9 (N.I.).] Workmen’s Compensation (Supplementation) Act (Northern Ireland) 1956 of a greater amount or aggregate amount than, but for the provisions of this sub-paragraph, he would have been entitled to receive after the commencement of the Old Cases Act by way of allowances under section 2 of that Act, he shall continue to be entitled to that greater amount or aggregate amount for any period after the commencement of that Act for which he would have so continued if the [1966 c. 14 (N.I.).] Workmen’s Compensation (Supplementation) Act (Northern Ireland) 1966 and the Old Cases Act had not been passed.

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