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Mesothelioma Act 2014

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Diffuse Mesothelioma Payment Scheme

    1. 1.Power to establish the scheme

  3. Eligibility

    1. 2.Eligible people with diffuse mesothelioma

    2. 3.Eligible dependants

  4. Payments and procedure

    1. 4.Payments

    2. 5.Applications and procedure

    3. 6.Reviews and appeals

  5. Scheme administration

    1. 7.Scheme administration

    2. 8.Unauthorised disclosure of information: offence

    3. 9.Unauthorised disclosure of information: penalties etc

  6. Recovery of payments etc

    1. 10.Power of scheme administrator to help people bring proceedings

    2. 11.Recovery of benefits etc from payments and recovery of payments

  7. Relationship with other legislation

    1. 12.Exclusion of payments under other legislation

  8. Levy on insurers

    1. 13.The levy

    2. 14.Collecting information for purposes of levy

  9. Insurance disputes

    1. 15.Technical Committee to decide certain insurance disputes

    2. 16.Challenging decisions of the Technical Committee

  10. General

    1. 17.Regulations under this Act

    2. 18.Defined terms used in more than one section of this Act

    3. 19.Commencement

    4. 20.Extent

    5. 21.Short title

  11. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Recovery of benefits etc from payments and recovery of payments

      1. Part 1 Recovery of benefits etc from scheme payments

        1. Recovery of benefits etc from scheme payments: England and Wales and Scotland

          1. 1.The Social Security (Recovery of Benefits) Act 1997 is amended...

          2. 2.In section 1(2)— (a) omit the word “or” at the...

          3. 3.After section 8 insert— Reduction of payment under Diffuse Mesothelioma...

          4. 4.In section 10 after subsection (3) insert—

          5. 5.In section 11(2) after paragraph (b) insert— but the scheme...

          6. 6.In section 13(2) after paragraph (c) insert— but the scheme...

          7. 7.In section 29 at the end insert— “scheme administrator”, in...

          8. 8.In the following provisions after “section 8” insert “ or...

        2. Recovery of benefits etc from scheme payments: Northern Ireland

          1. 9.The Social Security (Recovery of Benefits) (Northern Ireland) Order 1997...

          2. 10.In Article 2(2) at the appropriate place insert— “scheme administrator”,...

          3. 11.In Article 3(2)— (a) omit the word “or” at the...

          4. 12.After Article 10 insert— Reduction of payment under Diffuse Mesothelioma...

          5. 13.In Article 12 after paragraph (3) insert—

          6. 14.In Article 13(2) after sub-paragraph (b) insert— but the scheme...

          7. 15.In Article 15(2) after sub-paragraph (c) insert— but the scheme...

          8. 16.In the following provisions after “Article 10” insert “ or...

      2. Part 2 Recovery of scheme payments from compensation

        1. Recovery of scheme payments from compensation: England and Wales and Scotland

          1. 17.(1) Section 1A of the Social Security (Recovery of Benefits)...

        2. Recovery of scheme payments from compensation: Northern Ireland

          1. 18.(1) Article 3A of the Social Security (Recovery of Benefits)...

      3. Part 3 Information sharing

        1. 19.In section 23 of the Social Security (Recovery of Benefits)...

        2. 20.In Article 25 of the Social Security (Recovery of Benefits)...

        3. 21.In section 3 of the Social Security Act 1998 (use...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Exclusion of payments under other legislation

      1. Exclusion of payments under other legislation: England and Wales and Scotland

        1. 1.In section 2 of the Pneumoconiosis etc (Workers' Compensation) Act...

        2. 2.In section 47(3) of the Child Maintenance and Other Payments...

      2. Exclusion of payments under other legislation: Northern Ireland

        1. 3.The Pneumoconiosis, etc., (Workers' Compensation) (Northern Ireland) Order 1979 (S.I....

        2. 4.In Article 3(3) at the end of sub-paragraph (b) (but...

        3. 5.In Article 4(3) at the end of sub-paragraph (c) (but...

        4. 6.In section 2(3) of the Mesothelioma, etc., Act (Northern Ireland)...

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