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The Social Security (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 1976

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Amendment of the Social Security (Claims and Payments) Regulations 1975

5.—(1) The Social Security (Claims and Payments) Regulations 1975(1), as amended(2), shall be further amended in accordance with the following provisions of this regulation.

(2) In regulation 2 (interpretation) for paragraph (4) there shall be substituted the following paragraph:—

(4) For the purposes of the provisions of these regulations relating to the making of claims every increase of benefit mentioned in Schedule 1 to these regulations shall be treated as a separate benefit..

(3) In regulation 3 (claims not required in certain cases) in paragraph (a) the words “or benefit by virtue of section 39(4) corresponding to a widow's pension or a widowed mother's allowance” shall be omitted.

(4) In regulation 12 (forward allowance and disallowance of unemployment benefit) in paragraph (2) for the word “regulation” there shall be substituted the word “paragraph”.

(5) In regulation 14 (time and manner of payment of certain benefits), in sub-paragraph (g) of paragraph (1) for the words “disablement pension” there shall be substituted the words “disablement benefit”.

(6) In regulation 15 (time and manner of payment of certain pensions and allowances) for the words “disablement pension” wherever they occur there shall be substituted the words “disablement benefit”.

(7) In regulation 20 (extinguishment of right to sums payable by way of benefit which are not obtained within the prescribed time), in sub-paragraph (b) of paragraph (1), head (ii) shall be deleted and the following words substituted:—

(ii)in any other case, on the date of the notice;

and, in any case, if more than one such notice is given or sent, on the date determined by reference to the first such notice;.

(8) In Schedule 1 (prescribed times for claiming benefit):—

(a)in sub-paragraph (ii) of paragraph 3 in column (2) for the word “thereof” there shall be substituted the word “therefor”;

(b)in paragraph 8 in column (1) for the words “Death benefit” there shall be substituted the words “Industrial death benefit”.

(1)

(1975 I, p. 2014).

(2)

There is no amendment relevant to the subject matter of this regulation.

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