Jersey Law 33/1986

 

SOCIAL SECURITY (AMENDMENT No. 6) (JERSEY) LAW, 1986.

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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.

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(Registered on the 19th day of December, 1986.)

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STATES OF JERSEY.

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The 3rd day of June, 1986.

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THE STATES, subject to the sanction of Her Most Excellent Majesty in Council, have adopted the following Law –

ARTICLE 1

Article 12 of the Social Security (Jersey) Law, 1974,1 as amended (hereinafter called the principal Law) is amended by inserting after paragraph (d) –

“(da)       widowed father’s allowance;”.

ARTICLE 2

Article 14(2) of the principal Law2 is amended by inserting after “widow’s benefit,” the words “widowed father’s allowance”.

ARTICLE 3

The principal Law3 is amended by inserting the following new Article –

“ARTICLE 24A

Widowed father’s allowance

(1)          Subject 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.

(2)          The 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.

(3)          In this Article the expression “the wife” in relation to a man who has been married more than once refers only to his last wife.”.

ARTICLE 4

The First Schedule to the principal Law4 is amended in Part I by inserting the following new item –

 

“6A Widowed father’s allowance

Standard rate of benefit.”.

ARTICLE 5

The Second Schedule to the principal Law5 is amended in paragraph 6 –

(a)     by inserting “, widowed father’s allowance” after “widow’s benefit”–

(i)      in the heading;

(ii)     in the first line of sub-paragraph (1);

(b)     by substituting for clause (a) of sub-paragraph (2) the following –

“(a)   the 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 pension.”.

ARTICLE 6

This Law may be cited as the Social Security (Amendment No. 6) (Jersey) Law, 1986.

 

E.J.M. POTTER

 

Greffier of the States.



1        Volume 1973–1974, page 327.

2        Volume 1973–1974, page 329.

3        Volume 1973–1974, page 336.

4        Volume 1973–1974, page 360.

5        Volume 1973–1974, page 364.


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