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2006 No. 769

SOCIAL SECURITY

The Social Security (Industrial Injuries) (Prescribed Diseases) Amendment (No. 2) Regulations 2006

Made

15th March 2006

Laid before Parliament

15th March 2006

Coming into force

5th April 2006

The Secretary of State for Work and Pensions makes the following Regulations in exercise of the powers conferred by sections 108(2), 122(1) and 175(1) to (4) of the Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992(1).

The Secretary of State is satisfied of the matters referred to in section 108(2)(a) and (b) of that Act.

In accordance with sections 171 and 172(2) of the Social Security Administration Act 1992(2), reference has been made to the Industrial Injuries Advisory Council.

Citation and commencement

1.  These Regulations may be cited as the Social Security (Industrial Injuries) (Prescribed Diseases) Amendment (No. 2) Regulations 2006 and shall come into force on 5th April 2006.

Amendment of the Social Security (Industrial Injuries) (Prescribed Diseases) Amendment Regulations 2006

2.  In Regulation 4 of the Social Security (Industrial Injuries) (Prescribed Diseases) Amendment Regulations 2006(3) (transitional provision), “(2) and (4)” shall be omitted.

Signed by authority of the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions.

Margaret Hodge

Minister of State,

Department for Work and Pensions

15th March 2006

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Regulations)

These Regulations amend the Social Security (Industrial Injuries) (Prescribed Diseases) Amendment Regulations 2006 (S.I. 2006/586) (“the Amendment Regulations”), which amend the Social Security (Industrial Injuries) (Prescribed Diseases) Regulations 1985 (S.I. 1985/967) (“the Principal Regulations”). They are made in consequence of a defect in the Amendment Regulations and will be issued free of charge to all known recipients of those Regulations.

Regulation 2 amends the Amendment Regulations so as to correct an error in relation to the transitional provisions. The entirety of regulation 3 of the Amendment Regulations, which amends Schedule 1 to the Principal Regulations, does not apply to claims made before the Amendment Regulations come into force.

A full regulatory impact assessment has not been produced for this instrument as it has no impact on the costs of business, charities or voluntary bodies.

(1)

1992 c. 4: Section 122(1) is cited for the definition of “prescribe”. Section 175 was amended by paragraph 29 of Schedule 3 to the Social Security Contributions (Transfer of Functions, etc.) Act 1999 (c. 2) and Schedule 6 to the Tax Credits Act 2002 (c. 21).

(3)

S.I. 2006/586.

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