The Vaccine Damage Payments (Specified Disease) Order 1995

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Published: 1995-05-01

Statutory Instruments
1995 No. 1164

PUBLIC HEALTH, ENGLAND AND WALES
PUBLIC HEALTH, SCOTLAND
PUBLIC HEALTH, NORTHERN IRELAND
The Vaccine Damage Payments (Specified Disease) Order 1995

Made
1st May 1995

Laid before Parliament
5th May 1995

Coming into force
31st May 1995

The Secretary of State for Social Security, in exercise of powers conferred by section 1(2)(i) of the Vaccine Damage Payments Act 1979(1) and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, hereby makes the following Order:

Citation and commencement

1.  This Order may be cited as the Vaccine Damage Payments (Specified Disease) Order 1995 and shall come into force on 31st May 1995.

Addition to the diseases to which the Vaccine Damage Payments Act applies

2.  Haemophilus influenzae type b infection is specified as a disease to which the Vaccine Damage Payments Act 1979 applies.

Signed by authority of the Secretary of State for Social Security.

William Hague
Minister of State,
Department of Social Security
1st May 1995

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)
This Order adds Haemophilus influenzae type b infection (Hib) to the list of diseases in respect of which payments can be made under the Vaccine Damage Payments Act 1979.
This Order does not impose any costs on business.

(1)
1979 c. 17.
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