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Disabled Persons (Employment) Act 1944

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21Application as respects place of employment, and nationality

(1)In the provisions of this Act relating to the duty of employers to give employment to persons registered as handicapped by disablement or to employments of classes designated under section twelve of this Act, references to employment shall be construed, subject to the provisions of the next succeeding subsection, as references to employment in Great Britain.

(2)In the said provisions of this Act references to employment shall include references to employment in the capacity of master or of a member of the crew of a British ship (other than a ship employed exclusively outside Great Britain) if the owner or managing owner or person having the management of the ship is resident or has his principal place of business in Great Britain:

Provided that subsection (2) of section nine of this Act and subsection (2) of section twelve thereof shall, in relation to the taking into employment of a person in any such capacity as aforesaid or the taking up by a person employed in any such capacity as aforesaid of an employment of a class designated under section twelve of this Act, have effect only if the engagement under which he is taken into employment is entered into, or if his employment in the employment of that class begins, in Great Britain.

(3)This Act shall, subject as may be prescribed, apply to persons who are not British subjects in the same manner as it applies to persons who are British subjects.

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