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The Social Security (Incapacity for Work) (Northern Ireland) Order 1994


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Rate of statutory sick pay

10.—(1) In section 153(1) of the Contributions and Benefits Act (statutory sick pay: rate of payment), for the words following “at the weekly rate of” substitute “£52.50”.

(2) Any order under section 132 of the Administration Act (annual up-rating of benefits) made by the Department before the commencement of this Article shall include provision making such increase (if any) in the sum specified in the amendment made by paragraph (1) as the amount of statutory sick pay as is necessary to make that sum equal to the higher rate of statutory sick pay payable after the order comes into operation.

(3) For section 153(2)(a) of the Contributions and Benefits Act substitute—

(a)amend subsection (1) above so as to substitute different provision as to the weekly rate or rates of statutory sick pay; and.

(4) In sections 151(4) and 154(2)(b) of that Act for “the appropriate weekly rate set out in” substitute “the weekly rate applicable in accordance with”.

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