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SCHEDULE 1E+W+SDisability: supplementary provision

Part 1 E+W+SDetermination of disability

Progressive conditionsE+W+S

8(1)This paragraph applies to a person (P) if—E+W+S

(a)P has a progressive condition,

(b)as a result of that condition P has an impairment which has (or had) an effect on P's ability to carry out normal day-to-day activities, but

(c)the effect is not (or was not) a substantial adverse effect.

(2)P is to be taken to have an impairment which has a substantial adverse effect if the condition is likely to result in P having such an impairment.

(3)Regulations may make provision for a condition of a prescribed description to be treated as being, or as not being, progressive.

Commencement Information

I1Sch. 1 para. 8 wholly in force at 1.10.2010; para. 8 not in force at Royal Assent see s. 216; para. 8 in force for certain purposes at 6.7.2010 by S.I. 2010/1736, art. 2, Sch.; Sch. 1 in force at 1.10.2010 in so far as not already in force by S.I. 2010/2317, art. 2(1)(2)(g) (with art. 15)