The Injuries in War (Shore Employments) Compensation (Amendment) Scheme 1996

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Published: 1996-03-01

Statutory Instruments
1996 No. 573

INJURIES IN WAR COMPENSATION
The Injuries in War (Shore Employments) Compensation (Amendment) Scheme 1996

Made
1st March 1996

The Defence Council, with the consent of the Treasury, in exercise of powers conferred by section 1 of the Injuries in War Compensation Act 1914 (Session 2)(1) and now vested in them(2), make the following Scheme:

1.—(1) This Scheme may be cited as the Injuries in War (Shore Employments) Compensation (Amendment) Scheme 1996.

(2) The Injuries in War (Shore Employments) Compensation Schemes 1914 to 1995 and this Scheme may be cited together as the Injuries in War (Shore Employments) Compensation Schemes 1914 to 1996.

2.  In paragraph (3) of the Injuries in War (Shore Employments) Compensation Scheme 1914(3), for “£101.10”, wherever it appears, there shall be substituted “£105”.

3.  This Scheme shall have effect as from 8th April 1996, so, however, that no payment shall be made under it in respect of any period before that date.

James Arbuthnot
Richard Mottram
Members of the Defence Council

We consent,

Michael Bates
Liam Fox
Two of the Lords Commissioners of Her Majesty’s Treasury
1st March 1996

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Scheme)
The Injuries in War (Shore Employments) Compensation Schemes 1914 to 1995 provide for the payment of weekly allowances to ex-members of the women’s auxiliary forces who suffered disablement from their services overseas during the 1914 to 1918 war.
This amending Scheme provides that the maximum weekly allowance shall be increased from £101.10 to £105. The increase will take effect on 8th April 1996.


(1)
1914 c. 18 (5 & 6 Geo 5).

(2)
S.I. 1964/488.

(3)
Amended by S.I. 1949/2285, 1953/699, 1955/1974, 1958/1003, 1961/1246, 1964/40, 1965/1621, 1969/1053, 1969/1861, 1971/1987, 1972/1280, 1973/1635, 1974/1104, 1975/265, 1975/1696, 1976/1461, 1977/1836, 1978/1629, 1979/1506, 1980/1731, 1981/1475, 1983/756, 1983/1713, 1985/299, 1985/1566, 1986/1095, 1987/529, 1988/624, 1989/420, 1990/946, 1991/911, 1993/807, 1993/1192, 1994/1012, 1995/979.
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