The Workmen’s Compensation (Supplementation) (Amendment No. 2) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1997

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Published: 1997-03-14

Statutory Rules of Northern Ireland
1997 No. 157

SOCIAL SECURITY
The Workmen’s Compensation (Supplementation) (Amendment No. 2) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1997

Made
14th March 1997

Coming into operation
7th April 1997

The Department of Health and Social Services for Northern Ireland, in exercise of the powers conferred on it by paragraph 2 of Schedule 8 to the Social Security Contributions and Benefits (Northern Ireland) Act 1992(1) and of all other powers enabling it in that behalf, and with the consent of the Department of Finance and Personnel, hereby makes the following Regulations:

Citation, commencement and interpretation

1.—(1) These Regulations may be cited as the Workmen’s Compensation (Supplementation) (Amendment No. 2) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1997 and shall come into operation on 7th April 1997.

(2) The Interpretation Act (Northern Ireland) 1954(2) shall apply to these Regulations as it applies to a Measure of the Assembly.

Amendment of the Workmen’s Compensation (Supplementation) Regulations

2.  For regulation 15 of the Workmen’s Compensation (Supplementation) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1983(3) (sums not payable when delay in claiming) there shall be substituted the following regulation—

“15.  An allowance shall not be payable to any person in respect of any period more than 3 months before the claim for the allowance is made.”.

Sealed with the Official Seal of the Department of Health and Social Services for Northern Ireland on

L.S.
John O'Neill
Assistant Secretary
14th March 1997.14th March 1997.

The Department of Finance and Personnel hereby consents to the foregoing Regulations.

Sealed with the Official Seal of the Department of Finance and Personnel on

L.S.
J. G. Sullivan
Assistant Secretary
14th March 1997.

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Regulations.)
These Regulations amend the Workmen’s Compensation (Supplementation) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1983 by limiting to 3 months the period of backdating for an allowance.


(1)
1992 c. 7; paragraph 2 of Schedule 8 is amended by Article 7 of S.R. 1997 No. 113

(2)
1954 c. 33 (N.I.)

(3)
S.R. 1983 No. 101, to which there are amendments not relevant to these regulations
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