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The National Insurance (New Entrants Transitional) Amendment Regulations 1958

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Amendment of regulation 2 of the principal regulations

2.—(1) Regulation 2 of the principal regulations (which relates to modification of the Act in relation to the period over which the yearly average of contributions is to be calculated in the case of new entrants and certain other persons) shall be amended in accordance with the provisions of the next following paragraphs and shall accordingly have effect as set out in the First Schedule hereto.

(2) In paragraph (1) of regulation 2 of the principal regulations for the words “subject to paragraph (2)” there shall be substituted the words “subject to paragraphs (1A) and (2)”.

(3) After paragraph (1) of regulation 2 of the principal regulations there shall be inserted the following paragraph:—

(1A) Any provision of the Act and of any regulation made thereunder whereby, for the purposes of the right to retirement pension of a woman by virtue of her own insurance, the yearly average of the contributions paid by or credited to her husband falls to be ascertained as at a specified date shall have effect in relation to a man to whom paragraph (1) of this regulation would otherwise have been applicable, and in whose case such date occurred in the contribution year which included the appointed day, as if the said yearly average were the number of contributions (not exceeding fifty-two) which bears the same proportion to the number of contribution weeks in the said contribution year as the number of contributions paid by or credited to him bears to the number of contribution weeks in the period from the beginning of that contribution year up to and including the contribution week preceding that in which the said date occurred..

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