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The Statutory Maternity Pay (Compensation of Employers) Regulations 1987

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1.—(1) These regulations may be cited as the Statutory Maternity Pay (Compensation of Employers) Regulations 1987 and shall come into force on6th April 1987.

(2) In these regulations—

  • “contributions payments” means any payments which an employer is required, by or under any enactment, to make in discharge of any liability in respect of primary orsecondary Class 1 contributions;

  • “regulation 2”,“regulation 3”,“regulation 4” and“regulation 5” mean, respectively, regulations 2, 3, 4 and 5 of these regulations;

  • “statutory sick pay” has the same meaning as in Part I of the Social Security and Housing Benefits Act 1982(1);

and other expressions have the same meaning as in the Social Security Act 1986.

(3) For the purposes of regulations 4 and 5“the Secretary of State” shall include a reference to the Commissioners of Inland Revenue acting on his behalf.

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