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The Social Security (Widow's Benefit and Retirement Pensions) Regulations 1979

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1.Citation, commencement and interpretation

  3. 1A.Disapplication of section 1(1A) of the Administration Act for the purposes of retirement pension

  4. 2.Election to be treated as not having retired

  5. 3.Provisions applying after election

  6. 3A.Calculating periods of incapacity for work for welfare to work beneficiaries entitled to an increase of long-term incapacity benefit

  7. 4.Days to be treated as days of increment

  8. 5.Modification of paragraph 2(1) to (3) of Schedule 1 to the Pensions Act

  9. 6.Rate of benefit where the second contribution condition in paragraph 5 of Schedule 3 to the Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992 is not satisfied

  10. 6A.Proportion of retirement pension where the contribution condition in paragraph 5A of Schedule 3 to the Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992 is not satisfied

  11. 6B.Regulations 6 and 6A: supplemental

  12. 7.Category B retirement pension for certain widows by virtue of husband's contributions

  13. 7A.Category B retirement pension for surviving spouses and surviving civil partners by virtue of deceased spouse’s or deceased civil partner's contributions

  14. 7B.Notional entitlement to Category B retirement pension for new State Pension purposes

  15. 8.Substitution of former spouse's or former civil partner's contribution record to give entitlement to a Category A retirement pension

  16. 8A.(1) This regulation applies to a person—

  17. 9.Conditions for entitlement to a Category C retirement pension

  18. 10.Conditions for entitlement to a Category D retirement pension

  19. 11.Category C retirement pension for widows of men over pensionable age on 5th July 1948

  20. 12.Category C retirement pension for certain women whose marriage has been terminated otherwise than by death

  21. 13.Benefit corresponding to a widow's pension for widows of men over pensionable age on 5th July 1948

  22. 14.Benefit corresponding to a widowed mother's allowance for widows of men over pensionable age on 5th July 1948

  23. 15.Restriction on benefit under regulations 13 and 14 in certain cases

  24. 16.Provision in relation to entitlement to child benefit for the purposes of a widowed mother's allowance

  25. 16ZA.Provision in relation to entitlement to child benefit for the purposes of a widowed parent’s allowance

  26. 16A.Disapplication of section 1(1A) of the Administration Act for the purposes of widowed mother’s allowance or widowed parent’s allowance

  27. 17.Provisions relating to age addition for persons not in receipt of a retirement pension

  28. 18.Revocations

  29. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Method of treating former spouse's or former civil partner's contributions as those of the beneficiary so as to entitle him to a Category A retirement pension

      1. 1.In this Schedule— (a) A is the number of the...

      2. 2.The number of years arrived at under this paragraph is...

      3. 3.The number of years arrived at under this paragraph is...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      REGULATIONS REVOKED

  30. Explanatory Note

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