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The Refractories Industries (Silicosis) and Sandstone Industry (Silicosis) Schemes (Transfer of Beneficiaries) Scheme 1977

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Entitlement to Benefit for Former Beneficiaries under the Silicosis Schemes

2.  Notwithstanding anything in section 6 of the Old Cases Act (which restricts the scope of certain schemes under that Act), payment of benefit shall be made under the Pneumoconiosis, Byssinosis and Miscellaneous Diseases Benefit Scheme 1966(1) as amended(2) to persons who immediately before the operative date were entitled to compensation under a Silicosis Scheme and, subject to the provisions of this scheme, the provisions of the Pneumoconiosis, Byssinosis and Miscellaneous Diseases Benefit Scheme 1966 shall apply in respect of such persons in like manner as they apply to other beneficiaries under that scheme.

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(1966 I, p. 303).

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The relevant amending instruments are S.I./1966/581; 1967/1205, 1233; 1969/722, 1196; 1971/1222; 1973/1439; 1975/1139; 1977/380 (1966 II, p. 1346; 1967 II, pp. 3536, 3594; 1969 II, pp. 1949, 3531; 1971 II, p. 3576; 1973 II, p. 4393; 1975 II, p. 3999; 1977 I, p. 1254).

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