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Name: Social Security Act 1989 (Chapter 24)
Country: United Kingdom
Subject(s): Social security (general standards); Equality of opportunity and treatment; Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1989-07-21
Entry into force:
Published on: Printed separately, p. 81
ISN: GBR-1989-L-8391
Bibliography: Printed separately, p. 81
Abstract/Citation: Amends the law relating to social security and occupational and personal pension schemes; makes provision with respect to certain employment-related benefit schemes; and provides for the recovery, out of certain compensation payments, of amounts determined by reference to payments of benefit. Section 5 concerns liability to maintain children, sections 6 to 12 - benefits under the principal Act including requalification and disqualification of unemployment benefit, sections 13 to 16 - income-related benefits, sections 17 to 18 - up-rating, and sections 19 to 21 - information and adjudication. Section 23 provides for equal treatment for men and women with respect to occupational and personal pensions. Schedule 9 indicates repeals.
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