Jersey Law 33/1986
SOCIAL SECURITY (AMENDMENT No. 6) (JERSEY) LAW, 1986.
A LAW to
amend further the Social Security (Jersey) Law, 1974, to provide for widowed
father’s allowances, sanctioned by order of Her Majesty in Council of the
25th day of NOVEMBER, 1986.
(Registered on the 19th day of December, 1986.)
STATES OF JERSEY.
The 3rd day of June,
THE STATES, subject to the sanction of
Her Most Excellent Majesty in Council, have adopted the following Law –
Article 12 of the Social Security (Jersey) Law, 1974, as amended (hereinafter called the principal Law)
is amended by inserting after paragraph (d) –
“(da) widowed father’s
Article 14(2) of the principal Law is
amended by inserting after “widow’s benefit,” the words
“widowed father’s allowance”.
The principal Law is
amended by inserting the following new Article –
to the provisions of this Law, a widower shall be entitled to a widowed
father’s allowance if the wife satisfied the relevant contribution
conditions and if he has a family which includes a child who, or children one
of whom, either was at the wife’s death a child of her family or is a son
or daughter of theirs.
period for which a widowed father’s allowance is payable shall be any
period during which he has a family as referred to in paragraph (1):
Provided that the allowance shall not be payable for any period
after his death or remarriage or for any period during which he is cohabiting
with a woman as her husband.
this Article the expression “the wife” in relation to a man who has
been married more than once refers only to his last wife.”.
The First Schedule to the principal Law is
amended in Part I by inserting the following new item –
Widowed father’s allowance
Standard rate of
The Second Schedule to the principal Law is
amended in paragraph 6 –
inserting “, widowed father’s allowance” after
the first line of sub-paragraph (1);
substituting for clause (a) of sub-paragraph (2) the following –
expression ‘relevant person’ means, in the case of a widow’s benefit
or widowed father’s allowance, the deceased husband or wife respectively,
and, in the case of an old age pension, the person claiming the
This Law may be cited as the Social Security (Amendment No. 6)
(Jersey) Law, 1986.
Greffier of the States.